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EtymologyEdit

From Byzantine Greek μυρμήγκιν (murmḗnkin), from Koine Greek μυρμήκιον (murmḗkion), diminutive of the Ancient Greek μύρμηξ (múrmēx).

NounEdit

μυρμήγκι (myrmígkin (plural μυρμήγκια)

  1. ant (insect)
  2. (figuratively) an insignificant person
  3. (figuratively) a hard-working, diligent person

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