Definition of novitial in English:

novitial

adjective

  • Relating to a novice; of the nature of or characteristic of a novice.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in William Marshall (bap. 1745, d. 1818), agricultural writer and land agent. From post-classical Latin novitius + -al.

Pronunciation

novitial

/nəˈvɪʃl/