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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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harpoonnoun [C]

uk   /hɑːˈpuːn/ us   /hɑːrˈpuːn/

harpoonverb [T]

uk   /hɑːˈpuːn/ us   /hɑːrˈpuːn/
to hit or kill a fish or whale with a harpoon
(Definition of harpoon from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “harpoon”
in Vietnamese cây lao móc…
in Spanish arpón…
in Malaysian tempuling…
in Thai ฉมวก…
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 Indonesian seruit…
in Polish harpun…
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