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peashooter

[ pee-shoo-ter ]
/ ˈpiˌʃu tər /
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noun

a tube through which dried peas, beans, or small pellets are blown, used as a toy.

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Also called beanshooter.

Origin of peashooter

First recorded in 1860–65; pea1 + shooter
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British Dictionary definitions for peashooter

peashooter
/ (ˈpiːˌʃuːtə) /

noun

a tube through which pellets such as dried peas are blown, used as a toy weapon
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