Pronunciation: (mûr'mi-don", -dn), [key]
—pl. Myr•mi•dons, Myr•mid•o•nesPronunciation: (mûr-mid'n-ēz"). [key]
1. Class. Myth.one of the warlike people of ancient Thessaly who accompanied Achilles to the Trojan War.
2. (l.c.) a person who executes without question or scruple a master's commands.
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