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pythonic1

[pahy-thon-ik, pi-] /paɪˈθɒn ɪk, pɪ-/
adjective
1.
of or relating to pythons.
2.
similar to a python; pythonlike.
3.
gigantic or monstrous.
Origin of pythonic1
1855-1860
First recorded in 1855-60; python1 + -ic

pythonic2

[pahy-thon-ik, pi-] /paɪˈθɒn ɪk, pɪ-/
adjective
1.
prophetic; oracular.
Origin
1650-60; < Late Latin pythōnicus < Greek pythōnikós prophetic. See python2, -ic
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  • The pythonic allegory which the Greeks have so obscured, in reality originated in this religious transaction.

  • Those who came after these were the first who gained skill in divination from entrails, and attained the pythonic art.

    The Danish History, Books I-IX Saxo Grammaticus ("Saxo the Learned")

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