Nibelung

noun
Ni·​be·​lung | \ˈnē-bə-ˌlu̇ŋ \
plural Nibelungs also Nibelungen\ˈnē-​bə-​ˌlu̇ŋ-​ən \

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

First Known Use of Nibelung

1814, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Nibelung

German

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