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Nibelung

[ nee-buh-loong ]
/ ˈni bəˌlʊŋ /
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noun, plural Ni·be·lungs, Ni·be·lung·en.Teutonic Legend.
any of a race of dwarfs who possessed a treasure captured by Siegfried.
the followers of Siegfried.
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Nibelung
/ (ˈniːbəˌlʊŋ) /

noun plural -lungs or -lungen (-ˌlʊŋən) German myth
any of the race of dwarfs who possessed a treasure hoard stolen by Siegfried
one of Siegfried's companions or followers
(in the Nibelungenlied) a member of the family of Gunther, king of Burgundy
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