1. Greek Mythology
: also Pallas Athena
the second asteroid discovered
(1802), and the second largest (c.
610 km or c.
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Word origin of 'Pallas'L < Gr; (sense 2) ModL: so named (1802) by H. W. M. Olbers (1758-1840), Ger astronomer,
after L Pallas, the goddess