side-wheel

adjective
\ ˈsīd-ˌ(h)wēl How to pronounce side-wheel (audio) \

Definition of side-wheel

: of or being a steamer having a paddle wheel on each side

Other Words from side-wheel

side-wheeler \ ˈsīd-​ˌ(h)wē-​lər How to pronounce side-wheeler (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of side-wheel

1846, in the meaning defined above

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“Side-wheel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/side-wheel. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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