Siegfried

noun
Sieg·​fried | \ ˈsig-ˌfrēd How to pronounce Siegfried (audio) , ˈsēg- \

Definition of Siegfried

: a hero in Germanic legend who slays a dragon guarding a gold hoard and wakes Brunhild from her enchanted sleep

First Known Use of Siegfried

1831, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Siegfried

German

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“Siegfried.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Siegfried. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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