noun, plural Nibelungs, Nibelungen. Teutonic Legend.
any of a race of dwarfs who possessed a treasure captured by Siegfried.
the followers of Siegfried. Unabridged
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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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