[pith-ee-uh s] /ˈpɪθ i əs/

[pith-ee-uh] /ˈpɪθ i ə/
noun, Greek Mythology.
the priestess of Apollo at Delphi who delivered the oracles.
See Damon and Pythias
(Greek myth) the priestess of Apollo at Delphi, who transmitted the oracles

“priestess of Apollo at Delphi,” 1842, from Greek pythia (hiereia) “(Priestess) of Pythian Apollo, from a variant form of Pythios, an epithet of Apollo, from Pytho, older name of the region of Delphi (see python).


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