blowgun vs blowpipe what difference

what is difference between blowgun and blowpipe

English

Etymology

blow +‎ gun

Noun

blowgun (plural blowguns)

  1. A hollow tube through which a dart or similar missile may be blown.

Synonyms

  • blowpipe

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English

Etymology

blow +‎ pipe

Noun

blowpipe (plural blowpipes)

  1. (chemistry) a narrow tube through which a jet of air is directed onto a flame; used in the analysis of minerals etc and in jewelry manufacture
  2. a weapon through which darts may be shot by blowing; a blowgun
  3. (glassblowing) a long narrow pipe, rotated in the hands, upon which glassware is blown

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