- Classical Mythology. Amalthaea.
- Astronomy. a small natural satellite of the planet Jupiter.
noun Classical Mythology.
- 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.
- Greek myth
- a nymph who brought up the infant Zeus on goats’ milk
- the goat itself
- an inner satellite of Jupiter