pythonic

pythonic

1 [pahy-thon-ik, pi-]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to pythons.
3.
gigantic or monstrous.

Origin:
1855–60; python1 + -ic

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pythonic

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

Origin:
1650–60; < Late Latin pythōnicus < Greek pythōnikós prophetic. See python2, -ic

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python (ˈpaɪθən)
 
n
any large nonvenomous snake of the family Pythonidae of Africa, S Asia, and Australia, such as Python reticulatus (reticulated python). They can reach a length of more than 20 feet and kill their prey by constriction
 
[C16: New Latin, after Python]
 
pythonic
 
adj

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