Water Mills

A device utilizing a water wheel or otherwise operated by water with the purpose of running a mill to grind grain or to produce or process a product. It may also typically refers to the building or structure housing or supporting the device.

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2868
Names
water mills American English
water mill American English
mills, water American English
watermills American English
watermill
water-mills British English
water-mill British English
waterradmolens Dutch
watermolen Dutch
watermolens Dutch
molinos de agua Spanish
molino de agua Spanish

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Refers to a device utilizing a water wheel or otherwise operated by water with the purpose of running a mill to grind grain or to produce or process a product. It may also typically refers to the building or structure housing or supporting the device.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300006270. The J. Paul Getty Trust.