Definitions for pallasˈpæl əs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Athena, Athene, Pallas, Pallas Athena, Pallas Athene(noun)

    (Greek mythology) goddess of wisdom and useful arts and prudent warfare; guardian of Athens; identified with Roman Minerva

  2. Pallas(noun)

    a large asteroid; the second asteroid to be discovered

GCIDE

  1. Pallas(prop. n.)

    Pallas Athena, the Grecian goddess of wisdom, called also Athena, Pallas Athene or Athene, and identified, at a later period, with the Roman Minerva.

  2. Origin: [L., fr. Gr. Palla`s, Palla`dos.]

Wiktionary

  1. Pallas(ProperNoun)

    Several people in Greek mythology:

  2. Pallas(ProperNoun)

    The second largest asteroid.

  3. Pallas(ProperNoun)

    of mythological origin; rare in English.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pallas(noun)

    pallas Athene, the Grecian goddess of wisdom, called also Athene, and identified, at a later period, with the Roman Minerva

  2. Origin: [L., fr. Gr. Palla`s, Palla`dos.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Pallas

    one of the names of Athena (q. v.) considered as the goddess of war; a name of uncertain derivation.

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