stern-wheeler

noun
stern-wheel·​er | \ ˈstərn-ˈhwē-lər How to pronounce stern-wheeler (audio) , -ˈwē-\

Definition of stern-wheeler

: a steamboat driven by a single paddle wheel at the stern

First Known Use of stern-wheeler

1855, in the meaning defined above

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