Ganymede

noun
Gan·​y·​mede | \ ˈga-ni-ˌmēd How to pronounce Ganymede (audio) \

Definition of Ganymede

: a beautiful youth in classical mythology carried off to Olympus to be the cupbearer of the gods

First Known Use of Ganymede

1565, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Ganymede

Latin Ganymēdēs, borrowed from Greek Ganymḗdēs

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“Ganymede.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ganymede. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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