Sumpit


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Sumpit

 

a blowgun of wood or bamboo, approximately 2.5 m in length and 2–3 cm in diameter, used by a number of tribes and ethnic groups of Indonesia and Malaysia for hunting small game. Arrows 20–30 cm long and usually dipped in poisons derived from plants are shot from the sumpit. The sumpit was formerly used as a weapon in intertribal warfare.

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