Definitions for pythonessˈpaɪ θə nɪs, ˈpɪθ ə-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pythoness(noun)

    a witch with powers of divination

  2. Pythia, Pythoness(noun)

    (Greek mythology) the priestess of Apollo at Delphi who transmitted the oracles


  1. pythoness(Noun)

    A female python.

  2. Pythoness(Noun)

    The priestess of the oracle of Apollo at Delphi.

  3. Origin: See Pythoness.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pythoness(noun)

    the priestess who gave oracular answers at Delphi in Greece

  2. Pythoness(noun)

    any woman supposed to have a spirit of divination; a sort of witch

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Pythoness

    the priestess of Apollo at Delphi (q. v.), so called from the Python (q. v.), the dragon slain by the god.

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  • прорицательница, вещунья, предсказательницаRussian

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