Meaning of python
- any of several Old World boa constrictors of the subfamily Pythoninae, often growing to a length of more than 20 ft. (6 m): the Indian python, Python molurus, is endangered.
- a spirit or demon.
- a person who is possessed by a spirit and prophesies by its aid.
— n. Class. Myth.
- a large dragon who guarded the chasm at Delphi from which prophetic vapors emerged. He was finally killed by Apollo, who established his oracle on the site.
- python (Thesaurus)