pythons

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Etymology 1[edit]

From inflection of python.

Noun[edit]

pythons

  1. plural form of python

Etymology 2[edit]

Apparently originating from an analogy between the distention of the arm muscles and the distended belly of a python that has swallowed a large animal.

Noun[edit]

pythons (plural only)

  1. (bodybuilding, slang) Large and well-developed muscles in the upper arm.
    • 2010, Mark Alvisi (quote from a reader), "Mark of a Champion", Muscular Development‎ 47(1): 350
      I read in another magazine about a workout that can put a whole inch on your arms in just one day! Obviously that sounds awesome, because my guns are only 15 inches. I figure I could do this workout every couple months and within a year, I will have the big 20-inch pythons!
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Noun[edit]

pythons m pl

  1. plural form of python

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