Definition of pythonism in English:

pythonism

noun

rare
  • Communication with or possession by a spirit; occult power derived from this; divination.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Nicols (fl. 1652), writer on gemstones. From Python + -ism.

Pronunciation

pythonism

/ˈpʌɪθ(ə)nɪz(ə)m//ˈpʌɪθənɪz(ə)m//ˈpɪθ(ə)nɪz(ə)m/