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Definition of "pythoness" []

  • Greek Mythology A priestess of Apollo at Delphi. (noun)
  • A prophetess. (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.

Use "pythoness" in a sentence
  • "She was known as the Kansas pythoness in those days before women's suffrage made such references to a woman's sex politically incorrect."
  • "Each one was sharp enough to weaken a normal man, render him helpless and send him to his knees begging for mercy in the face of a powerful Wiccan pythoness like Mysti."
  • "Like a pythoness possessed by the demon, she inspired awe rather than pleasure."