Definition of Pythic in English:

Pythic

(also Pythicke)

adjective

  • 1Greek History= "Pythian". Frequently in "Pythic games".

  • 2Of the nature of, or characteristic of, a Pythian priestess; oracular; rapturous, frenetic.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Philemon Holland (1552–1637), translator. From classical Latin Pȳthicus and its etymon ancient Greek Πυθικός Pythian, Delphic from Πυθώ or Πύθων + -ικός. Compare Middle French, French pythique.

Pronunciation

Pythic

/ˈpɪθɪk/