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It means "Helmsman" in ancient Greek. Similarly it's related to the word "Governor"

e.g: "kubernan" in ancient greek means to steer "kubernetes" is helmsman

"gubernare" means to steer or to govern in Latin "gubernator" is "governor" in Latin

Which then leads into the modern word "Gubernatorial", et al.

It's also a pun on Borg Cubes.

Um... in modern Greek too, not just ancient Greek :)

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