Pallas

See also: pallas

EnglishEdit

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Pallas astronomical symbol

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek, from παλλακίς (pallakis, concubine), most likely from Proto-Indo-European *parikeh₂ (concubine, wanton woman), related to Avestan [script?] (pairika, demonic courtesan) and Parthian parik.[1]

Proper nounEdit

Pallas

  1. (Greek mythology) Several people in Greek mythology:
    1. An epithet for Athena; later Pallas Athena.
    2. One of the Titans.
    3. The father of Pallas Athena.
    4. A goatish giant.
  2. (astronomy) Short for 2 Pallas, the second largest asteroid.
  3. A female given name of mythological origin; rare in English.

SynonymsEdit

  • (astronomy): 2 Pallas ,

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Encyclopedia of Indo-European Culture

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Pallas astronomical symbol

Proper nounEdit

Pallas

  1. (Greek mythology) Pallas
  2. (astronomy) Pallas, the second asteroid discovered

SynonymsEdit

  • (astronomy): (2) Pallas ,

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 3 December 2013, at 18:17