Indian lacquer

noun

Definition of Indian lacquer

: a natural black varnish obtained in Sri Lanka and the subcontinent of India as an exudation from the marking nut or a related tree (Holigarna longifolia)

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“Indian lacquer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Indian%20lacquer. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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