Pallas(redirected from Pallas (disambiguation))
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1. One of the largest asteroids. It was discovered in 1802.
2. Greek Mythology Athena.
[After Pallas (Athena).]
(Celestial Objects) astronomy the second largest asteroid (diameter 520 km), revolving around the sun in a period of 4.62 years
a virgin deity of the ancient Greeks, worshiped as the goddess of wisdom, fertility, the useful arts, and prudent warfare; identified by the Romans with Minerva.
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|Noun||1.||Pallas - (Greek mythology) goddess of wisdom and useful arts and prudent warfare; guardian of Athens; identified with Roman Minerva|
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
|2.||Pallas - a large asteroid; the second asteroid to be discovered|