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noun Classical Mythology.
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Digital Technology, Trademark.
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The press release had stated that the show would feature “classic Python material with modern topical twists.”
As Not the Nine o'Clock News, a spiritual successor to Python, once put it: “These men died for us – frequently.”
During one of his infamous animal interactions, Johnny Carson got up close and very personal with a Burmese python.Johnny Carson’s Greatest Moments From Carnac to a Python Grapple|Brittany Jones-Cooper|May 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The president is at the end of this pig in the python of the cohorts, while I am at the front.
My reverie is quickly interrupted: As I stuff the python into the bag, it spews out a variety of secretions.
Mr. Bennett felt, as every layman feels when arguing with a lawyer, as if he were in the coils of a python.The Girl on the Boat|Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
Cradock thought they would kill him; although he did not know that even the python succumbs to them.Cradock Nowell, Vol. 3 (of 3)|Richard Doddridge Blackmore
The python on the branch, I imagine, is often engaged in "cutting out."All Men are Ghosts|L. P. Jacks
Nor is it an ignoble office to be thus shapers only of great thinkers' thoughts—Python interpreters to oracles.
At the end I perceived two figures standing as if in silent guard on each side of a door tapestried with the python's skin.Prince Zaleski|M.P. Shiel
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Word Origin and History for python
1580s, fabled serpent, slain by Apollo near Delphi, from Latin Python, from Greek Python "serpent slain by Apollo," probably related to Pytho, the old name of Delphi, perhaps itself related to pythein "to rot," or from PIE *dhubh-(o)n-, from *dheub- "hollow, deep, bottom, depths," and used in reference to the monsters who inhabit them. Zoological application to large non-venomous snakes of the tropics is from 1836, originally in French.