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Overview page. Subjects: Biblical Studies.

The name of this snake comes from Greek Puthōn, a huge serpent killed by Apollo near Delphi; in some legends, it was the original guardian of the oracle there.

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python

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 118 words.

• Melanchthon • lengthen, strengthen • Nathan • Elizabethan, Ethan • Phaethon • python • leviathan • Jonathan

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python

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 118 words.

• Melanchthon • lengthen, strengthen • Nathan • Elizabethan, Ethan • Phaethon • python • leviathan • Jonathan

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Python

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

A programming language which provides excellent debugging facilities. While not explicitly targeted at Internet applications Python has found major use in this area. It was named after the...

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Python

Edited by Darrel Ince.

in A Dictionary of the Internet

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications. 36 words.

A programming language which provides excellent debugging facilities. While not explicitly targeted at Internet applications Python has found major use in this area. It was named after the...

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python

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 63 words.

The name in Greek for a mythical serpent at Delphi, supposedly slain by the god Apollo. ‘Python’ was then applied

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python

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

May 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 63 words.

The name in Greek for a mythical serpent at Delphi, supposedly slain by the god Apollo. ‘Python’ was then applied

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python

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 21 words.

(Gr. myth.) huge serpent slain by Apollo near Delphi XVI; (zool.) genus of large snakes XIX. — L. Pȳthōn

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python

Julia Cresswell.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 132 words.

[LME]

A python's name comes from Greek Puthōn, the name of a huge serpent or monster killed by Apollo

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python

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Name of more than 20 species of non-poisonous snakes of the boa family (Boidae), found in tropical regions. Like boas, pythons kill their prey (birds and mammals) by squeezing them ...

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Python

Edited by Darrel Ince.

in A Dictionary of the Internet

P ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications. 37 words.

A programming language which provides excellent debugging facilities. While not explicitly targeted at Internet applications, Python has found major use in this area. It was named after the...

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Python

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 17th-Century Art; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Religious Art; Christian Art. 30 words.

Swiss, 16th century, male.

Painter. Religious subjects.

Active at the beginning of the 16th century in Fribourg (Switzerland). In 1517, Python painted an altarpiece for...

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Python

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Greek and Roman Art. 46 words.

4th century, male.

Active in central Italy during the second half of the 4th century BC.

Painter.

Ancient Greek.

Python is credited with a krater in...

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Python

Richard Seaford.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Literature. 123 words.

Python is said by *Athenaeus (1) (2. 50f; 13. 586d, 595e–6b) to be the author of a short satyr-play (see satyric drama) called Agen, produced in the camp of *Alexander (3) ‘the Great’ on the Hydaspes...

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Monty Python [TV]

Andrew Delahunty and Sheila Dignen.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Reference and Allusion

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 108 words.

The name of a British television comedy series (full title Monty Python's Flying Circus) which was first broadcast between

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Soil Physics with Python

Marco Bittelli, Gaylon S. Campbell and Fausto Tomei.

May 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Physics. 464 pages.

This book presents numerical methods to solve soil physics problems using computers. It starts with the theory and then shows how to use Python code to solve the problems. Most soil physics...

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python

Overview page. Subjects: Biblical Studies.

The name of this snake comes from Greek Puthōn, a huge serpent killed by Apollo near Delphi; in some legends, it was the original guardian of the oracle there.

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Python

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

Is said by Athenaeus (1) (2. 50f; 13. 586d, 595e–6b) to be the author of a short satyr-play (see satyric drama) called Agen, produced in the camp of Alexander (3) ...

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Python

Edited by Andrew Butterfield and Gerard Ekembe Ngondi.

in A Dictionary of Computer Science

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 12 words.

A *scripting language incorporating features from C, Modula 3, and Icon.

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Python

John Daintith and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of Computing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 12 words.

A *scripting language incorporating features from C, Modula 3, and Icon.

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pythons

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 3 words.

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