Definition of butterfly nut in US English:

butterfly nut


  • another term for wing nut
    • ‘Attach inside cup holders on Left and Right Side Panels using butterfly nuts and hanging boards.’
    • ‘The catch is simply a bolt welded in place with a butterfly nut to hold it closed - same on the bottom door.’
    • ‘Those of you who know where Shamino gets his butterfly nuts should have a good idea of where this is.’
    • ‘The special butterfly nuts allow you to tighten and loosen the joints as needed to fold up or unfold the stand.’
    • ‘It will prevent the butterfly nut from falling off while the ‘cruise control’ is not in use.’


butterfly nut

/ˈbədərˌflī nət/