μυρμήγκι

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

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μυρμήγκι (myrmígkin (plural μυρμήγκια)

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

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