pythonic

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[pahy-thon-ik, pi-]
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Origin of pythonic

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First recorded in 1855–60; python1 + -ic

pythonic

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[pahy-thon-ik, pi-]
adjective
  1. prophetic; oracular.

Origin of pythonic

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1650–60; < Late Latin pythōnicus < Greek pythōnikós prophetic. See python2, -ic
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Historical Examples of pythonic

  • 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")