Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of python.
  • n. Large and well-developed muscles in the upper arm.

Etymologies

From inflection of python. (Wiktionary)
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. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • An all black team from Philadelphia called the pythons applied for admission in this organization.

    Baseball: Before the Present time...

  • I'm not saying that the pythons are a good thing, but as destructive species, they rank far behind various trees, grasses, bugs, fish and those feral pigs that keep running around the edges of the Everglades and through Big Cypress.

    Heh:

  • ` But not one can - tell me how Zogar Sag can call pythons and tigers and leopards out of the wilderness and make them do his bidding.

    The Conan Chronicles

  • The pythons are a big problem here, they make the natural ecosystem off balanced and disrupt the balance that has been here, they have no natural predictors so they are killing off some of the natural species here, people are already destroying the everglades enough.

    WordPress.com News

  • The pythons are a major concern because they have no comparable enemies in Florida and they can kill native species here.

    SplicedFeed

  • With those "pythons" she has, maybe she can not only to host the olympics, but participate.

    First Lady to promote Chicago Olympics overseas

  • Class I Animal Owners must now have a $10,000 bond or $2 million insurance policy, while non-native reptiles (such as pythons) require an annual fee of $100.00 to own.

    Archive 2007-07-01

  • "But not one can tell me how Zogar Sag can call pythons and tigers and leopards out of the wilderness and make them do his bidding.

    The Conquering Sword of Conan

  • People who illegally owned exotic animals -- such as pythons, lemurs or tortoises -- hand them over to wildlife officials.

    Just News - Local News

  • The snake lacked the wide-jawed gape seen in modern snakes such as pythons and boas, which would have prohibited it from eating rigid dinosaur eggs.

    Scientific Blogging

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