lug nut


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lug nut

n.
A heavy, rounded nut that fits over a bolt, used especially to attach an automotive vehicle's wheel to its axle.

lug′ nut`



n.
a large nut fitting on a heavy bolt, used esp. in attaching a wheel to a motor vehicle.
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