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Wing nut   /wɪŋ nət/   Listen
Wing nut

noun
1.
Any tree of the genus Pterocarya; fruit is a small winged nutlet; Caucasus to southeastern Asia.  Synonym: wing-nut.
2.
A threaded nut with winglike projections for thumb and forefinger leverage in turning.  Synonyms: butterfly nut, thumbnut, wing-nut, wing screw.






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Words linked to "Wing nut" :   Pterocarya fraxinifolia, Pterocarya, genus Pterocarya, nut tree, thumbnut, butterfly nut, nut, wing-nut, Caucasian walnut, wing screw



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