Fafnir

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noun Faf·nir \ˈfäv-nər, ˈfäf-, -ˌnir\

Definition of Fafnir

  1. :  a dragon in Norse mythology that guards the Nibelungs' gold hoard until slain by Sigurd

Origin and Etymology of fafnir

Old Norse Fāfnir


First Known Use: 1850

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