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Meaning of PYTHONESS

Pronunciation:  'pIthunis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  (Greek mythology) the priestess of Apollo at Delphi who transmitted the oracles
  2. [n]  a witch with powers of divination
 

PYTHONESS is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: Pythia
 
 See Also: Greek deity, witch

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pyth"o*ness\, n. [L. pythonissa: cf. F. pythonisse.
See {Pythian}.]
1. (Gr. Antiq.) The priestess who gave oracular answers at
   Delphi in Greece.

2. Any woman supposed to have a spirit of divination; a sort
   of witch. --Bp. Hall.

 

 

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