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.
To strike, catch, or kill with a harpoon.
harpoon in German is Harpune, harpunieren
harpoon in Hungarian is szigony
harpoon in Italian is fiocina
harpoon in Swedish is harpun