Definition for Myrmidon (-s)

Myrmidon (-s), proper n. [ME < L. < Gk 'ant'.]

Emmet; pismire; large ant; mythological race that Zeus created from insects; warlike people from Thessalia; group who followed Achilles on the expedition against Troy; [fig.] soldier; warrior; loyal follower; trusted person; faithful subordinate who carries out orders without questions; [metaphor] snowflake.

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