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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A device for mechanically shooting a spearlike missile under water, as in spearfishing.

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  • n. a form of mechanical gun that fires a spear as a projectile; generally used under water when spearfishing.

Etymologies

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from spear and gun

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