Pythian

adjective
Pyth·​i·​an | \ˈpi-thē-ən \

Definition of Pythian 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 : of or relating to games celebrated at Delphi every four years

2 : of or relating to Delphi or its oracle of Apollo

Pythian

noun

Definition of Pythian (Entry 2 of 2)

First Known Use of Pythian

Adjective

1570, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Noun

1903, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Pythian

Adjective

Latin pythius of Delphi, from Greek pythios, from Pythō Pytho, name for Delphi, Greece

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