Pythian

Pythian

[pith-ee-uhn]
adjective
1.
Also, Pythic. of or pertaining to Delphi, in ancient Greece.
2.
of or pertaining to Apollo, with reference to his oracle at Delphi.
noun
3.
a Pythian priestess.

Origin:
1590–1600; < Latin Pȳthi(us) (< Greek Pȳ́thios of Delphi and the oracle) + -an

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Pythian (ˈpɪθɪən)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to Delphi or its oracle
 
n
2.  the priestess of Apollo at the oracle of Delphi
3.  an inhabitant of ancient Delphi
 
[C16: via Latin Pӯthius from Greek Puthios of Delphi]

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