from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various nonvenomous snakes of the family Pythonidae, found chiefly in Asia, Africa, and Australia, that coil around and suffocate their prey. Pythons often attain lengths of 6 meters (20 feet) or more.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A type of large constricting snake.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Any species of very large snakes of the genus Python, and allied genera, of the family Pythonidæ. They are nearly allied to the boas. Called also rock snake.
- n. A diviner by spirits.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In classical antiquities and in the New Testament, a soothsaying spirit or demon; hence, also, a person possessed by such a spirit; especially, a ventriloquist.
- n. [lowercase] Any very large serpent, as a rock-snake: loosely used, like boa and anaconda, but properly applicable only to the large Old World non-venomous serpents of the family Pythonidæ.
- n. The typical genus of Pythonidæ: formerly conterminous with the family, now restricted to species having premaxillary teeth, labial plates of both jaws fossate, and scuta extending to between the orbits.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (Greek mythology) dragon killed by Apollo at Delphi
- n. large Old World boas
- n. a soothsaying spirit or a person who is possessed by such a spirit
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