noun wa·ter·wheel \-ˌhwēl, -ˌwēl\

: a usually large wooden or metal wheel that is turned by the force of water flowing against it

Full Definition of WATERWHEEL

:  a wheel made to rotate by direct action of water
:  a wheel for raising water

Illustration of WATERWHEEL

First Known Use of WATERWHEEL

15th century


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