Greek - A monster in the form of a serpenttailed. Dragon-woman. Sister of Typhon. She was the guardian of the Corycian Cave where Typhon hid the sinews he cut from the body of Zeus when they fought. In another story, until it was driven out by Apollo, the dragon was the originator of the revelations that inspired the Pythia to make her pronouncements. Some say she is the same as Echidna. In some lore, occasionally known as Delphine, Delphyne, Delphyne, Echidna, Echidna, Echidne, Ekhidna or 'snake'.

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