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Ganymede Line breaks: Gany|mede
Pronunciation: /ˈɡanɪmiːd/

Definition of Ganymede in English:

1 Greek Mythology A Trojan youth who was so beautiful that he was carried off to be Zeus' cup-bearer.
2 Astronomy One of the Galilean moons of Jupiter, the seventh-closest satellite to the planet and the largest satellite in the solar system (diameter 5,262 km).

Words that rhyme with Ganymede

Nibelungenlied • invalid

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