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Catherine wheel

noun Cath·er·ine wheel \ˈka-th(ə-)rin-\

Definition of CATHERINE WHEEL

1
:  a wheel with spikes projecting from the rim
2
:  pinwheel 1
3
:  cartwheel 2

Origin of CATHERINE WHEEL

St. Catherine of Alexandria diedab307 Christian martyr
First Known Use: 1584

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