Myr·mi·don , ˈmərməˌdän,-mədən , noun
1. A member of a warlike Thessalian people led by Achilles at the siege of Troy.
2. A hired ruffian or unscrupulous subordinate.
noun: myrmidon; plural noun: myrmidons
1. “He and his myrmidons were ensconced in a bunker.”
2. “As her boss’ myrmidon, her task was to cook the company’s books.”