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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek, πάλλειν (pállein, brandishing), derived from πάλλω (pállō, to poise, sway, or swing). [1]. Or possibly from παλλακίς (pallakís, concubine), most likely from Proto-Indo-European *parikeh₂ (concubine, wanton woman), related to Avestan 𐬞𐬀𐬌𐬭𐬌𐬐𐬁 (pairikā, demonic courtesan) and Parthian parik.[2]

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 of the main asteroid belt.
  3. A female given name of mythological origin; rare in English.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Suda s.v. Παλλάς (Pallas)
  2. ^ 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

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