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1. Greek Mythology A Trojan boy of great beauty whom Zeus carried away to be his lover and to be cupbearer to the gods.
2. One of the four brightest satellites of Jupiter. Originally sighted by Galileo, it is the largest satellite in the solar system.

[Latin Ganymēdēs, from Greek Ganumēdēs.]
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(Classical Myth & Legend) classical myth a beautiful Trojan youth who was abducted by Zeus to Olympus and made the cupbearer of the gods


(Celestial Objects) the brightest and largest of the four Galilean satellites of Jupiter, and the largest in the solar system. Diameter: 5262 km; orbital radius: 1 070 000 km
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(ˈgæn əˌmid)

1. a Trojan youth who was taken by Zeus to Olympus and made the cupbearer of the gods.
2. the largest moon of the planet Jupiter.
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Noun1.Ganymede - (Greek mythology) a Trojan boy who was so beautiful that Zeus carried him away to serve as cupbearer to the gods
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
2.Ganymede - the largest of Jupiter's satellitesGanymede - the largest of Jupiter's satellites
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[ˈgænɪˌmiːd] nGanimede m
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And at a stately sideboard, by the wine, That fragrant smell diffused, in order stood Tall stripling youths rich-clad, of fairer hue Than Ganymed or Hylas; distant more, Under the trees now tripped, now solemn stood, Nymphs of Diana's train, and Naiades With fruits and flowers from Amalthea's horn, And ladies of the Hesperides, that seemed Fairer than feigned of old, or fabled since Of faery damsels met in forest wide By knights of Logres, or of Lyones, Lancelot, or Pelleas, or Pellenore.
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Hom.Il.V.265 und dazu die Schale des Penthesilea Malers mit Zeus und Ganymed bei John Boardman, Rotfigurige Vasen aus Athen Abb.82.
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A certain amount of life experience is needed to enhance a student's interpretation of "Gretchen am Spinnrade," "Ganymed," or "Du bist die Ruh"--so often included in anthologies.