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exornātĭo , ōnis, f. exorno, adorning, decorating, embellishing.
I. Lit.: quae ad lavationem, quae ad exornationem pertinerent, to the toilet, Col. (Cic. Oecon.?) 12, 3, 2.—
II. Trop., of speech, embellishment.
B. In partic., as a figure of speech., Auct. Her. 4, 8, 11; ib. 16, 24; ib. 22, 32 sq.; Cic. Part. Or. 3, 10 al.
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