Trojan

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From old forms Troyan, Troian, Middle English Troiā̆n, from Old English Trōiān, from Latin Trōiānus, from Trōia (Troy) +‎ -ānus, from Ancient Greek Τροίᾱ (Troíā).

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Trojan (plural Trojans)

  1. A native or inhabitant of the ancient city of Troy.
  2. A student (especially an athlete) of the University of Southern California.
  3. (astrophysics) A Trojan asteroid.
  4. (astrophysics) An object residing at a Trojan point.
  5. (computing) A Trojan horse.
  6. (in similes) One who shows great pluck, endurance, strength, etc.
    to study like a Trojan

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Trojan (not comparable)

  1. Of, or relating to, the famed city of Troy or its inhabitants.
  2. (astrophysics) Of, or relating to, a Trojan point.
  3. (programming) Of, or relating to, a certain type of malware.

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