See also: Ganymède and ganymède

English

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The moon Ganymede.

Etymology

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From Ancient Greek Γανυμήδης (Ganumḗdēs, meant to please), from γάνυμαι (gánumai, I rejoice, I am glad) + μήδεα (mḗdea, thought, intention). Doublet of catamite.

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Ganymede

  1. (Greek mythology) A Trojan boy who was abducted (either by Zeus or Eos), and ultimately became immortal in order to be Zeus' cupbearer.
  2. (astronomy) A moon of Jupiter.

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Solar System in English · Solar System (layout · text)
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notable dwarf planets
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moons
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Miranda
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Triton Charon Dysnomia

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Ganymede (plural Ganymedes)

  1. A servant boy or young waiter, particularly one who serves liquor.
  2. A boy kept for pederastic purposes; a catamite.

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Proper noun

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Ganymede

  1. (Greek mythology) Alternative form of Ganimedes
  2. (astronomy) Ganymede