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blowgun

noun blow·gun \-ˌgən\

: a long narrow tube that shoots out an arrow or dart when someone breathes into it quickly and forcefully

Full Definition of BLOWGUN

:  a tube through which a projectile (as a dart) may be impelled by the force of the breath

First Known Use of BLOWGUN

1810
BLOWGUN Defined for Kids

blowgun

noun blow·gun \ˈblō-ˌgən\

Definition of BLOWGUN for Kids

:  a tube from which a dart may be shot by the force of the breath

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