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Noun: Beowulf  'bey-u,wûlf
  1. The legendary hero of an anonymous Old English epic poem composed in the early 8th century; he slays a monster and becomes king but dies fighting a dragon
     
  2. (computing) type of parallel computing cluster made from many cheap computer units in a network
    - Beowulf cluster

Type of: character, cluster, computer cluster, fictional character, fictitious character

Encyclopedia: Beowulf, the Monsters and the Critics