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 (ə-năng′kē, ə-năn′-)
A satellite of Jupiter.

[Greek Anankē, mother by Zeus of Adrasteia, distributor of rewards and punishments, from anankē, necessity; akin to Old Irish écen and Welsh angen, necessity, constraining circumstance, and Hittite ḫenkan, fateful death.]
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(Astronomy) a small outer satellite of Jupiter
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