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Meaning of BLOWGUN

Pronunciation:  'blow`gun

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a tube through which darts can be shot by blowing

BLOWGUN is a 7 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: blow tube, blowpipe, blowtube
 See Also: tube, tubing



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Blow"gun`\, n.
A tube, as of cane or reed, sometimes twelve feet long,
through which an arrow or other projectile may be impelled by
the force of the breath. It is a weapon much used by certain
Indians of America and the West Indies; -- called also
{blowpipe}, and {blowtube}. See {Sumpitan}.

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