Definition of adagial in English:

adagial

adjective

  • Of the nature of an adage; proverbial.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Ralph Venning (c1622–1674), clergyman and ejected minister. From classical Latin adagium + -al, either after Middle French, French † adagial, or after adage, adagy, proverbial.

Pronunciation:

adagial

/əˈdeɪdʒɪəl/