a water wheel with buckets at its circumference, used in Spain and the Near East to raise and discharge water
Origin of noriaSpanish ; from Arabic n???ra ; from Syriac n???r ; from n?ar, (he) poured out
A water wheel with buckets attached to its rim, used to raise water from a stream, especially for transfer to an irrigation channel.
Origin of noriaSpanish, from Arabic na‘&umacron;ra, from Aramaic na‘ura, from n&schwa;‘ar, to shake, roar; see n&ayin;r in Semitic roots.