Definitions of Nibelung

n (German mythology) any of the race of dwarfs who possessed a treasure hoard that was stolen by Siegfried

Type of:
dwarf, gnome
a legendary creature resembling a tiny old man; lives in the depths of the earth and guards buried treasure

n (German mythology) a companion or follower of Siegfried

Example of:
mythical being
an imaginary being of myth or fable

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