Adjective novel has 2 senses
  1. fresh, new, novel - of a kind not seen before; "the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem"
    Antonym: unoriginal (indirect, via original)
  2. novel, refreshing - pleasantly novel or different; "common sense of a most refreshing sort"
    Antonym: old (indirect, via new)
,Noun novel has 2 senses
  1. novel - a extended fictional work in prose; usually in the form of a story
    --1 is a kind of
    --1 has particulars:
     detective novel, mystery novel; dime novel, penny dreadful; novelette, novella; roman a clef; romance; roman fleuve
  2. novel - a printed and bound book that is an extended work of fiction; "his bookcases were filled with nothing but novels"; "he burned all the novels"
    --2 is a kind of
    book, volume