noun pytho·nism \ˈpīthəˌnizəm, ˈpith-\

Definition of pythonism



  1. 1 :  possession by or intercourse with a pythonic deity or spirit

  2. 2 :  the art and practice of prophecy or divination

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Origin and Etymology of pythonism

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

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