Meaning of Amalthaea

Am•al•thae•a

Pronunciation: (am"ul-thē'u), [key]
— n. Class. Myth.
  1. a nymph who brought up the infant Zeus on the milk of a goat: in some versions she is the goat rather than a nymph.
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