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harpoon

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Pronunciation

  • härpo͞on, /hɑː(r)ˈpuːn/, /hA:(r)"pu:n/

Etymology

From Old French harpon < [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] harpaga < Greek ἁρπαγή (harpagē), hook) < ἁρπάζω (harpazō), to snatch away, to carry off, to seize, to captivate).

Noun

Singular
harpoon

Plural
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harpoon ({{{1}}})
  1. A spearlike weapon with a barbed head used in hunting whales and large fish.

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Verb

Infinitive
to harpoon

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to harpoon (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To hunt something with a harpoon.

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