Ask on the nutch-user list, and I bet you'll quickly get your answer. My guess is yes, but Nutch developers purposely kept things simple. Also, Wildcard and a large-scale search engine/index may not go too well together for performance reasons.
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From: Raghavendra Prabhu <[hidden email]>
To: [hidden email] Sent: Thursday, February 23, 2006 10:57:18 AM
Subject: Hi doubt
Can nutch be made to use lucene query parser.
Can nutch support wild card query and other lucene features?