python

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English[edit]

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A python constricting a goat.

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Πύθων (Púthōn), the name of the mythological enormous serpent at Delphi slain by Apollo, from Πῡθώ (Pūthṓ), the early name of Delphi, from πυθώ (puthṓ, to rot, to decay).

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python (plural pythons)

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

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

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

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python m (plural pythons)

  1. python, constrictor of the family Pythonidae

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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 the name of a snake slain at Delphi

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pȳthon f (genitive pȳthōnis); third declension

  1. soothsayer

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Third declension.

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