Definition of Pythonissa in English:

Pythonissa

noun

rare
  • Pythoness.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Geoffrey Chaucer (c1340–1400), poet and administrator. From post-classical Latin pythonissa (Vulgate), phitonissa woman with powers of divination from python-, pytho + classical Latin -issa.

Pronunciation

Pythonissa

/ˌpʌɪθəˈnɪsə//ˌpɪθəˈnɪsə/