nisse

noun
nis·se | \ ˈnisə \
plural nisser or nisses

Definition of nisse 

: a friendly goblin or brownie of Scandinavian folklore that frequents farm buildings : kobold nisse … a harmless creature, dressed in red blouse and pantaloons and wearing a red capNational Geographic

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History and Etymology for nisse

Swedish or Danish or Norwegian, alteration of Nils (Saint) Nicholas

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