ETYM Late Lat. decoratio: cf. French décoration.
1. An award for winning a championship; SYN. laurel wreath, medal, medallion, palm, ribbon.
2. Something used to beautify; SYN. ornament, ornamentation.
3. The act of decorating something (in the hope of making it more attractive).
ETYM Cf. French embellissement.
In music, an alternate name for ornamentation.
A superfluous ornament.