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(Definition of “harpoon” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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harpoonnoun [ C ]

us /hɑrˈpun/

a long, sharp weapon that is fixed to a rope and shot from a gun or thrown, used for hunting whales and other sea animals

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