- (Greek mythology) a beautiful youth carried off by Zeus to be the cupbearer to the gods
- the largest satellite of Jupiter: discovered in 1610 by Galileo
Word Origin Gr Ganymēdēs
Example Sentences Including 'Ganymede'
"There are Met ships crossing the asteroid belt," Sherman replied, "closing on Ganymede for `taxation enforcement.
Callisto, which is about the size of the planet Mercury, is one of Jupiter's four giant moons, which include Europa, Io and Ganymede.
Mission controllers are preparing for a June 27 encounter with Jupiter's moon Ganymede.
Seattle Times (1996)
When Michelangelo did his drawings of Ganymede , it is not clear whether he is the eagle or the boy or maybe both.
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