butterfly nut


noun


Nearby words

  1. butterfly diagram,
  2. butterfly effect,
  3. butterfly fish,
  4. butterfly flower,
  5. butterfly net,
  6. butterfly orchid,
  7. butterfly pea,
  8. butterfly rash,
  9. butterfly roof,
  10. butterfly table

Origin of butterfly nut

An Americanism dating back to 1735–45

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British Dictionary definitions for butterfly nut

butterfly nut

noun

another name for wing nut
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