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Fafnir

[ fahv-nir, fawv- ]
/ ˈfɑv nɪr, ˈfɔv- /
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noun Scandinavian Mythology.
a dragon, a son of Hreidmar and the brother of Otter and Regin: he killed Hreidmar for the cursed treasure of Andvari and was killed in turn by Sigurd at the instigation of Regin.
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Fafnir
/ (ˈfæfnɪə, ˈfæv-) /

noun
Norse myth the son of Hreidmar, whom he killed to gain the cursed treasure of Andvari. He became a dragon and was slain by Sigurd while guarding the treasure
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