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ScriptsΑμαλθεια Ancient Greek

Meaning & History

From the Greek Αμαλθεια (Amaltheia), derived from μαλθασσω (malthasso) meaning "to soften, to soothe". In Greek myth she was a goat who nursed the infant Zeus.

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animals, celebrity babies, Greek mythology, moons of Jupiter, mythology
Entry updated December 8, 2017