Amalthea

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Amalthea

(ˌæmælˈθiːə)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth
a. a nymph who brought up the infant Zeus on goats' milk
b. the goat itself
Also: Amaltheia

Amalthea

(ˌæmælˈθiːə)
n
(Astronomy) an inner satellite of Jupiter
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A 20 kg Birthday Cake in the shape of horn of Amalthaea will crown the event and sweeten the party.