traditionary

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From tradition +‎ -ary.

Adjective[edit]

traditionary ‎(comparative more traditionary, superlative most traditionary)

  1. (now rare, archaic) Traditional.
    • 1852, Washington Irving, Tales from the Alhambra:
      First you hear the bells […], or perhaps the voice of the muleteer, admonishing some tardy or wandering animal, or chanting, at the full stretch of his lungs, some traditionary ballad.
    • Buckminster
      The reveries of the Talmud, a collection of Jewish traditionary interpolations.

Noun[edit]

traditionary ‎(plural traditionaries)

  1. (Judaism) someone who places emphasis on traditions