Definition of "python" []

  • 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. (noun)
  • Any large nonvenomous snake of the family Pythonidae of Africa, S Asia, and Australia, such as Python reticulatus (reticulated python). They can reach a length of more than 20 feet and kill their prey by constriction (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved. (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "python" in a sentence
  • "However, all this is void unless you also enable threads by calling g_thread_init () (or whatever this is in python) early in your app."
  • "As a college professor who teaches students that have never seen programming before, python is a great language."
  • "So the project has the snippets in python-snippets and Acire as a desktop frontend."