Definition of Nibelung
1 : a member of a race of dwarfs in Germanic legend
2 : any of the followers of Siegfried
3 : any of the Burgundian kings in the medieval German Nibelungenlied
Origin and Etymology of nibelung
First Known Use: 1814See Words from the same year
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