amalthea


  1. Classical Mythology. Amalthaea.
  2. Astronomy. a small natural satellite of the planet Jupiter.

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.

noun

  1. Greek myth
    1. a nymph who brought up the infant Zeus on goats’ milk
    2. the goat itself

    Also: Amaltheia

noun

  1. an inner satellite of Jupiter

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