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[nee-buh-loo ng] /ˈni bəˌlʊŋ/

noun, plural Nibelungs, Nibelungen. Teutonic Legend.
any of a race of dwarfs who possessed a treasure captured by Siegfried.
the followers of Siegfried.
noun (German myth) (pl) -lungs, -lungen (-ˌlʊŋən)
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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