Definition of Wing-nut

1. Noun. Any tree of the genus Pterocarya; fruit is a small winged nutlet; Caucasus to southeastern Asia.

Exact synonyms: Wing Nut
Group relationships: Genus Pterocarya, Pterocarya
Specialized synonyms: Caucasian Walnut, Pterocarya Fraxinifolia
Generic synonyms: Nut Tree



2. Noun. A threaded nut with winglike projections for thumb and forefinger leverage in turning.
Exact synonyms: Butterfly Nut, Thumbnut, Wing Nut, Wing Screw
Generic synonyms: Nut

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Wing-nut

wineskin
wineskins
winesop
winesops
winetaster
winetasters
winetasting
winetastings
winey
wing
wing-back
wing-beating tumour
wing-footed
wing-handed
wing-leaved
wing-nut (current term)
wing-play
wing-shaped
wing-shell
wing attack
wing attacks
wing back
wing case
wing cell
wing chair
wing chairs
wing commander
wing corkscrew
wing defence
wing defences

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