Nibelung

Nibelung

[nee-buh-loong]
noun, plural Nibelungs, Nibelungen. Teutonic Legend.
1.
any of a race of dwarfs who possessed a treasure captured by Siegfried.
2.
the followers of Siegfried.
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Nibelung (ˈniːbəˌlʊŋ)
 
n , pl -lungs, -lungen
1.  any of the race of dwarfs who possessed a treasure hoard stolen by Siegfried
2.  one of Siegfried's companions or followers
3.  (in the Nibelungenlied) a member of the family of Gunther, king of Burgundy

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