Pronunciation: (gan'u-mēd"), [key]
1. Also,Gan•y•me•desPronunciation: (gan"u-mē'dēz). [key] Class. Myth.a Trojan youth who was abducted by Zeus and taken to Olympus, where he was made the cupbearer of the gods and became immortal.
2. Astron.the largest moon of the planet Jupiter.
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