blowgun

[ bloh-guhn ]
/ ˈbloʊˌgʌn /

noun

a pipe or tube through which darts or other missiles are blown by the breath.

Origin of blowgun

An Americanism dating back to 1800–10; blow2 + gun1
Also called blowtube.
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blowgun

/ (ˈbləʊˌɡʌn) /

noun

the US word for blowpipe (def. 1)
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