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blow·gun

 (blō′gŭn′)
n.
A long narrow pipe through which darts or pellets may be blown. Also called blowpipe.
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blowgun

(ˈbləʊˌɡʌn)
n
(Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) the US word for blowpipe1
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blow•gun

(ˈbloʊˌgʌn)

n.
a pipe or tube through which darts or other missiles are blown by the breath.
[1800–10, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blowgun - a tube through which darts can be shot by blowingblowgun - a tube through which darts can be shot by blowing
tube, tubing - conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases
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Translations
fúvócsőlégfúvóka

blowgun

[ˈbləʊgʌn] N (US) → cerbatana f
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