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pythonic

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[ pahy-thon-ik, pi- ]
/ paɪˈθɒn ɪk, pɪ- /
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adjective

of or relating to pythons.
similar to a python; pythonlike.
gigantic or monstrous.

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Origin of pythonic

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First recorded in 1855–60; python1 + -ic

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Definition for pythonic (2 of 2)

pythonic2
[ pahy-thon-ik, pi- ]
/ paɪˈθɒn ɪk, pɪ- /

adjective

prophetic; oracular.

Origin of pythonic

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1650–60; <Late Latin pythōnicus<Greek pythōnikós prophetic. See python2, -ic
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Example sentences from the Web for pythonic

  • Nor charmer, nor any one that consulteth pythonic spirits, or fortune tellers, or that seeketh the truth from the dead.

  • 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")
  • The Pythonic allegory which the Greeks have so obscured, in reality originated in this religious transaction.

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