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(2717) Tellervo

Reference work entry

1940 WJ. Discovered 1940 Nov. 29 by L. Oterma at Turku.

Named for the fairy of the forest in Kalevala {see planet  (1454)}, whose duty was to protect domestic animals from beasts of prey. Tellervo is another common Finnish girl’s name. (M 7948)

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