English - Etymology
tradition + -al
English - Adjective
- Of or pertaining to tradition; derived from tradition; communicated from ancestors to descendants by word only; transmitted from age to age without writing; as, traditional opinions; traditional customs; traditional expositions of the Scriptures.
- Observant of tradition; attached to old customs; old-fashioned.
- In lieu of the name of the composer of a piece of music, whose real name is lost in the mists of time.