Meaning of pythoness

py•tho•ness

Pronunciation: (pī'thu-nis, pith'u-), [key]
— n.
  1. a woman believed to be possessed by a soothsaying spirit, as the priestess of Apollo at Delphi.
  2. a woman who practices divination.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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