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Ganymede definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: (Greek mythology) a Trojan boy who was so beautiful that Zeus carried him away to serve as cupbearer to the gods
2: the largest of Jupiter's satellites

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Latin Ganymedes, from Greek Ganym?d?s Date: 1565 a beautiful youth in classical mythology carried off to Olympus to be the cupbearer of the gods

Britannica Concise

In Greek legend, the son of King Tros (or Laomedon) of Troy. Because of his unusual beauty, he was carried off by Zeus disguised as an eagle, and he became cupbearer to the gods. Other versions of the legend trace his abduction to other gods or to King Minos of Crete. The story has long been held to have homosexual implications, and the word catamite is derived from his Latin name, Catamitus.



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