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Definition of Blowgun

Blowgun
Blowgun Blow"gun`, n. A tube, as of cane or reed, sometimes twelve feet long, through which an arrow or other projectile may be impelled by the force of the breath. It is a weapon much used by certain Indians of America and the West Indies; -- called also blowpipe, and blowtube. See Sumpitan.

Meaning of Blowgun from wikipedia

- A blowgun (also called a blowpipe or blow tube) is a simple ranged weapon consisting of a long narrow tube for shooting light projectiles such as darts...
- propelled with pneumatic force from the exhalation of a person's breath with a blowgun. In the modern era, darts have been used for recreation; in lawn darts...
- Sumpit or sumpitan are general terms for blowguns, usually tipped with iron spearheads, used for hunting and warfare in the islands of the Philippines...
- Noanamá Chocó and Emberá Chocó of western Colombia dip the tips of their blowgun darts in the poison found on the skin of three species of Phyllobates,...
- boar/hogs, that are predating or displacing desirable native species. Shorter blowguns and smaller bore darts were used for varmint hunting by pre-adolescent...
- (pronounced [hunaxˈpu]) is usually understood as Hun-ahpub 'One-Blowgunner', the blowgun characterizing the youthful hero as a hunter of birds.[citation...
- themselves into their own blowguns in order to defend themselves from the circling bats. Hunahpu stuck his head out of his blowgun to see if the sun had risen...
- viewers will likely want more. But no film involving Nicolas Cage and a blowgun with curare-tipped darts can be all bad, and Primal gives us at least a...
- are the pioneer species of the peach palm (used for making spears and blowguns, as well as for fruit), and fast-growing balsa wood, used for ceremonial...
- in Sulgen, Switzerland. There are several competition styles of sport blowgun practised around the world. A standardization of competition style is based...