- of Apollo as patron of Delphi and the oracle located there
- designating or of the games held at Delphi every four years by the ancient Greeks in honor of Apollo
Origin of Pythianfrom Classical Latin Pythius from Classical Greek Pythios, of Pyth?, older name for Delphi and its environs
- Greek Mythology Of or relating to Delphi, the temple of Apollo at Delphi, or its oracle.
- Of or relating to the Pythian games.
Origin of PythianFrom Latin Péthius from Greek Pūthios from Pūthō , ancient name of Delphi