Definitions for pythianˈpɪθ i ən
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Pyth•i•anˈpɪθ i ən(adj.)
Also, Pyth′ic. of or pertaining to Delphi, in ancient Greece.
of or pertaining to Apollo, with reference to his oracle at Delphi.
Origin of Pythian:
1590–1600; < L Pȳthi(us) (< Gk Pythios, adj. der. of Pȳthṓ Delphi) + -an1
a native or inhabitant of Delphi
Origin: Pythius, from πύθιος belonging to Pytho, the older name of Delphi and its environs: compare pythien.
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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