python

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English[edit]

a python (Python natalensis) constricting a goat.

Etymology[edit]

Latin python, from Ancient Greek Πύθων (Púthōn), the name of the mythological enormous serpent at Delphi slain by Apollo, probably from Πυθώ (Puthṓ), older name of Delphi.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈpaɪθən/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈpaɪθɑːn/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

python (plural pythons)

  1. A type of large constricting snake.
  2. (vulgar, slang) penis

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Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin Pythōn, from Ancient Greek Πύθων (Púthōn).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpi.tɔn/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: py‧thon

Noun[edit]

python m (plural pythons)

  1. python, constrictor of the family Pythonidae

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin python

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python m (plural pythons)

  1. python

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Noun[edit]

python (plural pythones)

  1. python

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Πύθων (Púthōn), the name of the mythological enormous serpent at Delphi slain by Apollo, probably from Πυθώ (Puthṓ), older name of Delphi.

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Noun[edit]

pȳthon f (genitive pȳthōnis); third declension

  1. soothsayer

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative pȳthon pȳthōnēs
Genitive pȳthōnis pȳthōnum
Dative pȳthōnī pȳthōnibus
Accusative pȳthōnem pȳthōnēs
Ablative pȳthōne pȳthōnibus
Vocative pȳthon pȳthōnēs