Definition of Pythoness

1. Noun. A witch with powers of divination.

Generic synonyms: Witch



2. Noun. (Greek mythology) the priestess of Apollo at Delphi who transmitted the oracles.
Exact synonyms: Pythia
Category relationships: Greek Mythology
Generic synonyms: Greek Deity

Definition of Pythoness

1. n. The priestess who gave oracular answers at Delphi in Greece.

Definition of Pythoness

1. Noun. (history) The priestess of the oracle of Apollo at Delphi. ¹

2. Noun. (alternative capitalization of Pythoness) ¹

3. Noun. A female soothsayer ¹

4. Noun. A female python. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pythoness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pythoness

Pythagorizing
Pythia
Pythiaceae
Pythian
Pythian Apollo
Pythian Games
Pythias
Pythium debaryanum
Pythius
Python
Python molurus
Python reticulatus
Python sebae
Python variegatus
Pythonesque
Pythoness (current term)
Pythonesses
Pythonidae
Pythoninae
Pyu
Pyxidanthera
Pyxidanthera barbulata
Pyxis
Pœuilly
Pärnu
Pædion
Pæonia
Père David's deer
Père David's deers
Pécs

Literary usage of Pythoness

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1. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1869)
"And so we leave the bewildered Pythoness in speechless convulsions upon 'her tripod, and the irreverent audience rejoicing over the discomfiture of the ..."

2. Sporting Magazine edited by [Anonymus AC02751662] (1828)
"Othello, by Blacklock, The following also slatted but were not placed': Mr Payne'« ch. f. by Cervantes, out of badil, out of Pythoness (Л. Paris) 11 3 yrs ..."

3. The Poetical Album: And Register of Modern Fugitive Poetry by Alaric Alexander Watts (1828)
"... THE Pythoness. BACK she flung The gathered darkness of her raven hair, And bared her marble brow, as she would turn An unchecked gaze on heaven;—back ..."

4. The Poetical Album: And Register of Modern Fugitive Poetry by Alaric Alexander Watts (1828)
"... THE Pythoness. BACK she flung The gathered darkness of her raven hair, And bared her marble brow, as she would turn An unchecked gaze on heaven;—back ..."

5. Modern Scottish Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices by David Herschell Edwards (1880)
"THE Pythoness. "Bind up her loose hair in the fillet, and wipe the cold dew from her cheek, For the force of the spirit has left her ..."

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