Part of speech: noun

A resinous substance exuded from an East - Indian scale - insect; also, other similar substances; used for making varnishes, lacquer, shellac, etc.

Part of speech: noun

Same as LAKH.

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Usage examples "lac":

  1. I must make another lac for the children." - "Love Me Little, Love Me Long", Charles Reade Edition: 10 Language: English.
  2. Those tributaries lodge much sediment in the Lake of Geneva and the Lac de Bourget, but the total erosion of the Po and its affluents must be considerably greater than that of the Rhone system. - "The Earth as Modified by Human Action", George P. Marsh.
  3. An' w'en it ring, I t'ink I feel de cool, cool summer breeze Dat's blow across Lac Peezagonk, an' play among de trees, Dey're makin' hay, I know mese'f, can smell de pleasant smell O! - "The Habitant and Other French-Canadian Poems", William Henry Drummond.