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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Pyth•i•anˈpɪθ i ən(adj.)

  1. Also, Pyth′ic. of or pertaining to Delphi, in ancient Greece.

  2. of or pertaining to Apollo, with reference to his oracle at Delphi.

    Category: Mythology

Origin of Pythian:

1590–1600; < L Pȳthi(us) (< Gk Pythios, adj. der. of Pȳthṓ Delphi) + -an1


  1. Pythian(Adjective)

    a native or inhabitant of Delphi

  2. Origin: Pythius, from πύθιος belonging to Pytho, the older name of Delphi and its environs: compare pythien.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pythian(adj)

    of or pertaining to Delphi, to the temple of Apollo, or to the priestess of Apollo, who delivered oracles at Delphi


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