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  1. Danaide(noun)

    a water wheel having a vertical axis, and an inner and outer tapering shell, between which are vanes or floats attached usually to both shells, but sometimes only to one

  2. Origin: [From the mythical Danaides, who were condemned to fill with water a vessel full of holes.]


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