AskDefine | Define Ganymede

Dictionary Definition

Ganymede n : the largest of Jupiter's satellites

User Contributed Dictionary



..., rejoicing in his virility, from ... (ganymai), I rejoice, I am glad, + ... (medea), counsels, cunning

Proper noun

  1. A Trojan boy who was abducted (either by Zeus or Eos), and ultimately became immortal in order to be Zeus' cup-bearer and lover.
  2. A moon of Jupiter.
  3. A servant boy or young waiter, particularly one who serves liquor.
  4. A boy kept for pederastic purposes; a catamite.


in Greek mythology
satellite of Jupiter
servant boy

Extensive Definition

Ganymede most often refers to:
Ganymede, Ganymed or Ganymedes may also refer to:
Ganymede in Tosk Albanian: Ganymed
Ganymede in Bulgarian: Ганимед
Ganymede in Catalan: Ganimedes
Ganymede in Danish: Ganymedes
Ganymede in German: Ganymed
Ganymede in Spanish: Ganimedes
Ganymede in Galician: Ganímedes (homónimos)
Ganymede in Italian: Ganimede
Ganymede in Luxembourgish: Ganymed
Ganymede in Lithuanian: Ganimedas (reikšmės)
Ganymede in Dutch: Ganymedes
Ganymede in Japanese: ガニメデ
Ganymede in Low German: Ganymed
Ganymede in Polish: Ganimedes
Ganymede in Portuguese: Ganímedes
Ganymede in Russian: Ганимед (значения)
Ganymede in Slovak: Ganymed
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