Harpooner
Harpooner \Har*poon"er\ (h[aum]r*p[=oo]n"[~e]r), n. [Cf. F. harponneur.] One who throws the harpoon. [1913 Webster]

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  • harpooner — harpoon ► NOUN ▪ a barbed spear like missile attached to a long rope and thrown by hand or fired from a gun, used for catching whales and other large sea creatures. ► VERB ▪ spear with a harpoon. DERIVATIVES harpooner noun. ORIGIN French harpon,… …   English terms dictionary

  • harpooner — noun see harpoon …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • harpooner — See harpoon. * * * …   Universalium

  • harpooner — noun A person who uses a harpoon, especially to hunt whales …   Wiktionary

  • harpooner — n. one who hunts with a harpoon …   English contemporary dictionary

  • harpooner — n. Harpooneer …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • harpooner — har·poon·er …   English syllables

  • harpooner — noun someone who launches harpoons • Syn: ↑harpooneer • Derivationally related forms: ↑harpoon (for: ↑harpooneer), ↑harpoon • Hypernyms: ↑skilled worker, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • harpoon — harpooner, n. harpoonlike, adj. /hahr poohn /, n. 1. a barbed, spearlike missile attached to a rope, and thrown by hand or shot from a gun, used for killing and capturing whales and large fish. 2. (cap.) Mil. a jet powered, radar guided U.S. Navy …   Universalium

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