nonnovel

adjective non·nov·el \ ˌnän-ˈnä-vəl \

Definition of nonnovel

: not new, original, or striking : not novel
  • … in a line drawing, the novel part or parts may be drawn in full lines, with nonnovel part or parts shown in dotted lines.
  • —John Grant et al.

First Known Use of nonnovel

1959

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