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harpoon

noun [C]
 
 
/ˌhɑːˈpuːn/
a weapon with a sharp point, used especially for hunting whales (= large sea animals) Commercial fishingFishing
Translations of “harpoon”
in Spanish arpón…
in French harpon…
in German die Harpune…
in Chinese (Traditional) 捕鯨叉…
in Russian гарпун…
in Turkish zıpkın…
in Chinese (Simplified) 捕鲸叉…
in Polish harpun…
(Definition of harpoon from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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