lac

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lac

noun \ˈlak\

Definition of LAC

:  a resinous substance secreted by a scale insect (Laccifer lacca) and used chiefly in the form of shellac

Origin of LAC

Persian lak & Hindi & Urdu lākh, from Sanskrit lākṣā
First Known Use: 1598

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