blowgun

[bloh-guhn]
noun
a pipe or tube through which darts or other missiles are blown by the breath.
Also called blowtube.


Origin:
1800–10, Americanism; blow2 + gun1

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blowgun (ˈbləʊˌɡʌn)
 
n
the US word for blowpipe

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Example sentences
It is helpful to have an air compressor blowgun attachment to remove pulp from tooth cavities.
The snorkel sometimes had one enlarged end and could double as a horn or a blowgun.
We also had some crossbow, blowgun, and aerial target archery for fun this year.
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