Share this entry

Ganymede Syllabification: Gan·y·mede
Pronunciation: /ˈɡanəˌmēd/

Definition of Ganymede in English:

1 Greek Mythology A Trojan youth who was so beautiful that he was carried off by Zeus to be the cupbearer for the Olympic gods.
2 Astronomy One of the Galilean moons of Jupiter, the seventh closest satellite to the planet and the largest satellite in the solar system with a diameter of 3,268 miles (5,260 km).

Words that rhyme with Ganymede

Nibelungenlied • invalid

Definition of Ganymede in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources