Meaning of Pitonisa
What is Pythoness:
Pythoness refers to a person who has the ability to predict the future and interpret an oracle.
The word fortune teller derives from Latin pytnisa, which in turn comes from pytho, translated as Python, which according to Greek mythology was the great serpent or dragon of mother earth that killed the god Apollo.
Pythoness is synonymous with fortune teller, seer, sorceress.
Pythoness of Delphi
The fortune teller of Delphi was considered a priestess of the god Apollo who had the ability to interpret the answers about the future delivered by the oracle of the temple of Delphi.