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pythoness

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py=thon=ess

CIDE DICTIONARY

pythonessn. [L. pythonissa: cf. F. pythonisse. See Pythian.].
  •  The priestess who gave oracular answers at Delphi in Greece.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Any woman supposed to have a spirit of divination; a sort of witch.  Bp. Hall.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

pythoness, n.
1 the Pythian priestess.
2 a witch.

Etymology
ME f. OF phitonise f. med.L phitonissa f. LL pythonissa fem. of pytho f. Gk puthon soothsaying demon: cf. PYTHON

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Oracle

N oracle, prophet, prophesier, seer, soothsayer, augur, fortune teller, crystal gazer, witch, geomancer, aruspex, aruspice, haruspice, haruspex, astrologer, star gazer, Sibyl, Python, Pythoness, Pythia, Pythian oracle, Delphian oracle, Monitor, Sphinx, Tiresias, Cassandra, Sibylline leaves, Zadkiel, Old Moore, sorcerer, interpreter, predictor, prognosticator, forecaster, weather forecaster, weatherman, a prophet is without honor in his own country, you don't need a weatherman to know which way the.


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