Pythian definition

pĭthē-ən
(greek mythology) Of or relating to Delphi, the temple of Apollo at Delphi, or its oracle.
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Of or relating to the Pythian games.
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Of Apollo as patron of Delphi and the oracle located there.
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Designating or of the games held at Delphi every four years by the ancient Greeks in honor of Apollo.
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Origin of pythian

  • From Latin Pȳthius from Greek Pūthios from Pūthō , ancient name of Delphi

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition