\hɑːpˈuːn], \hɑːpˈuːn], \h_ɑː_p_ˈuː_n]\
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n. [French, Greek] A spear or javelin used to strike and kill large fish, as whales, consisting of a long shank with a flat triangular barbed iron point for piercing the fish, and a long line to play it. it is usually thrown by the hand, but sometimes it is discharged from a species of gunâ€”gun-harpoon.
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- A genus of small tapeworms birds and mammals. A genus of Cestoda or tapeworms. A cestode worm order Cyclophyllideae, family Hymenolepinidae, genus Hymenolepis. includes several genera, such as H. Diminuta, occasionally infesting children, and Nana, or the dwarf tapeworm of children. Flavopuncta. See Taenia flavopuncta, under tenia.