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myrmidon

Noun

1 a follower who carries out orders without question
2 (Greek mythology) a member of the warriors who followed Achilles on the expedition against Troy [also: myrmidones (pl)]

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Myrmidon
  1. One of a fierce tribe or troop who accompanied Achilles, their king, to the Trojan war.

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