Definition of Amalthea in English:

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Amalthea

Pronunciation: /ˌaməlˈTHēə/ Pronunciation: /əmal-/
Astronomy
Satellite V of Jupiter, the third closest to the planet. It is reddish in color and heavily cratered, with a diameter of 106 miles (170 km).

Origin

From the name of a goat in Greek mythology, which suckled the infant Zeus.

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Syllabification: Am·al·the·a

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