What does Athlon mean?

Athlon meaning in Computer Science Dictionary

desirable computer processor from AMD that features a 266MHz front-side bus, help for PC2100 DDR memory, and runs at rates of 1GHz to 1.33GHz. Additionally, there are AMD Athlon processors with a 200MHz front-side bus, support for PC1600 DDR memory, and runs at rates of 900MHz to 1.3GHz.