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  • English Word Pythagorean Definition A follower of Pythagoras; one of the school of philosophers founded by Pythagoras.
  • English Word Pythagoreanism Definition The doctrines of Pythagoras or the Pythagoreans.
  • English Word Pythagoric Definition Alt. of Pythagorical
  • English Word Pythagorical Definition See Pythagorean, a.
  • English Word Pythagorism Definition The doctrines taught by Pythagoras.
  • English Word Pythagorize Definition To speculate after the manner of Pythagoras.
  • English Word Pythagorized Definition of Pythagorize
  • English Word Pythagorizing Definition of Pythagorize
  • English Word Pythiad Definition The period intervening between one celebration of the Pythian games and the next.
  • English Word Pythian Definition Of or pertaining to Delphi, to the temple of Apollo, or to the priestess of Apollo, who delivered oracles at Delphi.
  • English Word Pythocenic Definition Producing decomposition, as diseases which are supposed to be accompanied or caused by decomposition.
  • English Word Python Definition Any species of very large snakes of the genus Python, and allied genera, of the family Pythonidae. They are nearly allied to the boas. Called also rock snake.
  • English Word Python Definition A diviner by spirits.
  • English Word Pythoness Definition The priestess who gave oracular answers at Delphi in Greece.
  • English Word Pythoness Definition Any woman supposed to have a spirit of divination; a sort of witch.
  • English Word Pythonic Definition Prophetic; oracular; pretending to foretell events.
  • English Word Pythonism Definition The art of predicting events after the manner of the priestess of Apollo at Delphi; equivocal prophesying.
  • English Word Pythonist Definition A conjurer; a diviner.
  • English Word Pythonomorpha Definition Same as Mosasauria.
  • English Word Pyuria Definition A morbid condition in which pus is discharged in the urine.
  • English Word Pyx Definition The box, case, vase, or tabernacle, in which the host is reserved.
  • English Word Pyx Definition A box used in the British mint as a place of deposit for certain sample coins taken for a trial of the weight and fineness of metal before it is sent from the mint.
  • English Word Pyx Definition The box in which the compass is suspended; the binnacle.
  • English Word Pyx Definition Same as Pyxis.
  • English Word Pyx Definition To test as to weight and fineness, as the coins deposited in the pyx.
  • English Word Pyxidate Definition Having a pyxidium.
  • English Word Pyxidia Definition of Pyxidium
  • English Word Pyxidium Definition A pod which divides circularly into an upper and lower half, of which the former acts as a kind of lid, as in the pimpernel and purslane.
  • English Word Pyxidium Definition The theca of mosses.
  • English Word Pyxis Definition A box; a pyx.