Pythian



[pith-ee-uh n] /ˈpɪθ i ən/

adjective
1.
Also, Pythic. of or relating to Delphi, in ancient Greece.
2.
of or relating to Apollo, with reference to his oracle at Delphi.
noun
3.
a Pythian priestess.
/ˈpɪθɪən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Delphi or its oracle
noun
2.
the priestess of Apollo at the oracle of Delphi
3.
an inhabitant of ancient Delphi
adj.

c.1600, “pertaining to Delphi or Delphic Apollo,” from Pythia + -an. As a noun from 1590s.

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