firedrake firedrake


  • (n) a creature of Teutonic mythology; usually represented as breathing fire and having a reptilian body and sometimes wings


  • There, according to folklore, the Nibelungen hero Siegfried slew the firedrake Fafnir and then bathed in his blood in an effort to become invincible.
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languish languish
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