Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 11/08/14 Myrmidon

Myrmidon (noun)
Myrmidon [mur-mi-don, -dn]


noun, plural Myrmidons, Myrmidones [mur-mid-n-eez]
1. Classical Mythology. one of the warlike people of ancient Thessaly who accompanied Achilles to the Trojan War.
2. (lowercase) a person who executes without question or scruple a master's commands.


Origin: Middle English < Latin Myrmidones (plural) < Greek Myrmidónes

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