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Amalthea

[am-uh l-thee-uh] /ˌæm əlˈθi ə/
1.
Classical Mythology, Amalthaea.
2.
Astronomy. a small natural satellite of the planet Jupiter.

Amalthaea

or Amalthea

[am-uh l-thee-uh] /ˌæm əlˈθi ə/
noun, Classical Mythology
1.
a nymph who brought up the infant Zeus on the milk of a goat: in some versions she is the goat rather than a nymph.
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Amalthea1

/ˌæmælˈθiːə/
noun
1.
(Greek myth)
  1. a nymph who brought up the infant Zeus on goats' milk
  2. the goat itself
Also Amaltheia

Amalthea2

/ˌæmælˈθiːə/
noun
1.
an inner satellite of Jupiter
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