pythonic

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See also: Pythonic

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

python +‎ -ic or Python +‎ -ic

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

pythonic (comparative more pythonic, superlative most pythonic)

  1. Of or pertaining to the pythons.
  2. Prophetic; oracular; pretending to foretell events.
    • 1858, The Pythonism of the Present Day, page 37:
      To such, and for the same reason, the Pythonic oracles at Delphi, at Dodona, and at the temple of Ammon in Lybia, were means of good.
    • 1919, William Richard Harris, Essays in occultism, spiritism, and demonology, page 137:
      Here is what we read in Deuteronomy, Chap. XVIII: “Neither let there be found among you any one that . . . consulteth soothsayers . . . or pythonic spirits, or fortune tellers, or that seeketh the truth from the dead. []
  3. (programming) Alternative letter-case form of Pythonic
    Antonym: unpythonic

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