[ feer-buhl-uh g ]
/ ˈfɪər bʌl əg /

noun, plural Fir·bolgs, (especially collectively) Fir·bolg. Irish Legend.

any member of the pre-Celtic inhabitants of Ireland who were defeated by the Tuatha De Danann. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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1797, ancient supernatural people of Ireland (enemies of the Dannans), perhaps from Old Irish fir, plural of fear "man" + bolg, genitive plural of bolg "bag, belly;" or second element may be cognate with Gaulish Belgae.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper