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[fahv-nir, fawv-] /ˈfɑv nɪr, ˈfɔv-/
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. Unabridged
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/ˈfæfnɪə; ˈfæv-/
(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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