python

See also: Python and pythons

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A python constricting a goat.

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Πύθων (Puthōn), the name of the mythological enormous serpent at Delphi slain by Apollo, from Πυθώ (Pūthō), the early name of Delphi, from πυθώ (puthō, to rot, to decay).

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python (plural pythons)

  1. A type of large constricting snake.

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python m (plural pythons)

  1. python

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the name of a snake slain at Delphi

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pȳthon f (genitive pȳthōnis); third declension

  1. soothsayer

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Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative pȳthon pȳthōnēs
genitive pȳthōnis pȳthōnum
dative pȳthōnī pȳthōnibus
accusative pȳthōnem pȳthōnēs
ablative pȳthōne pȳthōnibus
vocative pȳthon pȳthōnēs
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