peashooter

noun
pea·​shoot·​er | \ ˈpē-ˌshü-tər How to pronounce peashooter (audio) \

Definition of peashooter

: a toy blowgun that uses peas for projectiles

First Known Use of peashooter

1782, in the meaning defined above

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“Peashooter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/peashooter. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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