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inadvertent inadvertent
/ˌɪ nəd ˈvɜr tənt /

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  • pyrrhus pyrrhus  king of Epirus; defeated the Romans in two battles in spite of staggering losses…

    pyrrhus meaning(s) 

    • (n) king of Epirus; defeated the Romans in two battles in spite of staggering losses (319-272 BC)
  • pyrrophyta pyrrophyta  a division of lower plants comprising unicellular and biflagellate algae that…
  • pyrrosia pyrrosia  epiphytic or lithophytic or terrestrial ferns of tropical Old World
  • pyrrosia lingua pyrrosia lingua  east Asian fern having fronds shaped like tongues; sometimes placed…
  • pyrularia pyrularia  small genus of chiefly Asiatic parasitic shrubs
  • pyrularia pubera pyrularia pubera  shrub of southeastern United States parasitic on roots of hemlocks…
  • pyrus pyrus  fruit trees native to the Old World: pears
  • pyrus communis pyrus communis  Old World tree having sweet gritty-textured juicy fruit; widely cultivated…
  • pyruvic acid pyruvic acid  a colorless acid formed as an important intermediate in metabolism or fermentation
  • pythagoras pythagoras  Greek philosopher and mathematician who proved the Pythagorean theorem; considered…
  • pythagorean pythagorean  /ˌpɪ θə ˈɡɔ ri ən/ ?  of or relating to Pythagoras or his geometry
  • pythia pythia  /ˈpɪ θi ə/ ?  (Greek mythology) the priestess of Apollo at Delphi who transmitted the…
  • pythiaceae pythiaceae  fungi having sporangia usually borne successively and singly at the tips of…
  • pythian games pythian games  the ancient Panhellenic celebration at Delphi held every four years in…
  • pythias pythias  friend of Damon; Phintias (according to legend) was condemned to death by Dionysius…
  • pythium pythium  any fungus of the genus Pythium
  • pythium debaryanum pythium debaryanum  fungus causing damping off disease in seedlings
  • pythius pythius  epithet for Apollo; from the dragon Python which he killed
  • python python  /ˈpaɪ θɑn/ ?  large Old World boas
  • python molurus python molurus  very large python of southeast Asia
  • python reticulatus python reticulatus  of southeast Asia and East Indies; the largest snake in the world
  • python sebae python sebae  very large python of tropical and southern Africa
  • python variegatus python variegatus  Australian python with a variegated pattern on its back
  • pythoness pythoness  /ˈpaɪ θə nɛs/ ?  a witch with powers of divination
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