Grendel

[ gren-dl ]
/ ˈgrɛn dl /
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noun English and Scandinavian Mythology.

the monster killed by Beowulf.
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Grendel

/ (ˈɡrɛndəl) /

noun

(in Old English legend) a man-eating monster defeated by the hero Beowulf
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