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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pallas  \Pal"las\,  n.  [L.,  fr  Gr  ?,  ?.]  (Gr.  Myth.) 
  Pallas  Athene,  the  Grecian  goddess  of  wisdom,  called  also 
  {Athene},  and  identified,  at  a  later  period,  with  the  Roman 
  Minerva. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Athene 
  n  1:  (Greek  mythology)  goddess  of  wisdom  and  useful  arts  and 
  prudent  warfare;  guardian  of  Athens;  identified  with 
  Roman  Minerva  [syn:  {Athena},  {Athene},  {Pallas},  {Pallas 
  Athena}] 
  2:  a  genus  of  Strigidae  [syn:  {Athene},  {genus  Athene}] 




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