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Ananke

[ uh-nang-kee, uh-nan-kee ]
/ əˈnæŋ ki, əˈnæn ki /
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noun Astronomy.

a small natural satellite of the planet Jupiter.

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Origin of Ananke

From the Greek word anánkē necessity, force
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Ananke
/ (əˈnæŋkɪ) /

noun

a small outer satellite of Jupiter
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