pythonism

noun

pytho·​nism
ˈpīthəˌnizəm,
ˈpith-
plural -s
1
: possession by or intercourse with a pythonic deity or spirit
2
: the art and practice of prophecy or divination

Word History

Etymology

Late Latin python-, pytho pythonic spirit (from Greek Pythōn spirit of divination) + English -ism

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“Pythonism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pythonism. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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