Definition of Myrmidons

1. Noun. (plural of myrmidon) ¹



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Definition of Myrmidons

1. myrmidon [n] - See also: myrmidon

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Myrmidons

myrmecologists
myrmecology
myrmecophage
myrmecophages
myrmecophagous
myrmecophagy
myrmecophile
myrmecophiles
myrmecophilous
myrmecophyte
myrmecophytes
myrmecophytic
myrmicine
myrmidones
myrmidonian
myrmidons (current term)
myrmomancy
myrobalan
myrobalan plum
myrobalans
myronic
myronic acid
myrophine
myrosin
myrosinase
myrosinases
myrrh
myrrh tree
myrrhic
myrrhine

Literary usage of Myrmidons

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1. The Iliad of Homer by Homer (1898)
"Thou art like her, Patroclus, with thy tears. Dost thou then bring . Sad tidings to the myrmidons or me ? .s Or hast thou news from Phthia ? ..."

2. The Age of Fable; Or, Stories of Gods and Heroes by Thomas Bulfinch (1856)
"CADMUS —THE myrmidons. JUPITER, under the disguise of a bull, had carried away Europa, the daughter of Agenor, king of Phoenicia. Agenor commanded his son ..."

3. The American Revolution by John Fiske (1891)
"As Samuel Adams said, their petitions had not been heard, and yet had been Effect of the answered by armies and fleets, and by myrmidons hired from abroad. ..."

4. The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury by Thomas ( Hobbes (1845)
"400 This said, his myrmidons he led away. ILIAD. LIB. XX. WHILST with Achilles th' Argives armed stand, And on the plain the Trojans ready all, ..."

5. Elements of Criticism by Henry Home Kames (1807)
"Go, threat thy earth-born || myrmidons ; but here Hafte to the fierce jj Achilles' tent (he cries) All but the ever-wakeful || eyes of Jove Your own ..."

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