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[pith-ee-uh] /ˈpɪθ i ə/
noun, Greek Mythology.
the priestess of Apollo at Delphi who delivered the oracles.
Origin of Pythia
< Latin Pȳthia < Greek Pȳthía, feminine of Pȳthiós Pythian Unabridged
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(Greek myth) the priestess of Apollo at Delphi, who transmitted the oracles
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Word Origin and History for Pythia

"priestess of Apollo at Delphi," 1842, from Greek pythia (hiereia) "(Priestess) of Pythian Apollo, from a variant form of Pythios, an epithet of Apollo, from Pytho, older name of the region of Delphi (see python).

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