Amalthea

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Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek Ἀμάλθεια ‎(Amáltheia)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: A‧mal‧the‧a

Proper noun[edit]

Amalthea

  1. (Greek mythology) The most frequently mentioned foster mother of Zeus, sometimes represented as the goat who suckled the infant-god in a mountain cave, sometimes as a goat-tending nymph.
  2. (astronomy) The third most distant moon of Jupiter.

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Proper noun[edit]

Amalthea f

  1. Alternative form of Amalteia