Fafnir

noun
Faf·​nir | \ ˈfäv-nər How to pronounce Fafnir (audio) , ˈfäf-, -ˌnir How to pronounce Fafnir (audio) \

Definition of Fafnir

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

First Known Use of Fafnir

1850, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Fafnir

Old Norse Fāfnir

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“Fafnir.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Fafnir. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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