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Definition of Harpoon


  1. A spear or javelin used to strike and kill large fish, as whales; a harping iron. It consists of a long shank, with a broad, fiat, triangular head, sharpened at both edges, and is thrown by hand, or discharged from a gun.
  2. To strike, catch, or kill with a harpoon.

Harpoon Translations

harpoon in German is Harpune, harpunieren
harpoon in Hungarian is szigony
harpoon in Italian is fiocina
harpoon in Swedish is harpun