Definition of Amalthea in English:

Amalthea

proper noun

Astronomy
  • Satellite V of Jupiter, the third closest to the planet. It is reddish in color and heavily cratered, with a diameter of 106 miles (170 km)

Origin

From the name of a goat in Greek mythology, which suckled the infant Zeus.

Pronunciation:

Amalthea

/ˌaməlˈTHēə//əmal-/