lindworm

noun
lind·​worm | \ˈlinˌdwərm\
variants: or less commonly lindorm \ -​dȯrm \
plural -s

Definition of lindworm 

: a fabulous monster usually resembling a wingless wyvern

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History and Etymology for lindworm

lindworm partial translation of Danish & Swedish lindorm; lindorm from Danish & Swedish, from Old Norse linnormr, from linnr serpent + ormr serpent; perhaps akin to Old English līthe mild, gentle

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