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1. lac

noun. ['ˈlæk'] resinlike substance secreted by certain lac insects; used in e.g. varnishes and sealing wax.

Synonyms

  • sealing wax
  • gum-lac
  • seed lac
  • shellac
  • seal
  • stick lac
  • shellac varnish
  • garnet lac

Antonyms

  • unseal
  • unfasten

Etymology

  • laca (Portuguese)
  • لاک (Persian)

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Words that Rhyme with Lac

  • post-attack
  • knick-knack
  • unpack
  • tabak
  • stracke
  • strack
  • repack
  • oblak
  • chirac
  • whack
  • trak
  • track
  • trac
  • stack
  • stac
  • spak
  • spack
  • snack
  • smack
  • schrack
  • schnack
  • quack
  • plaque
  • kwak
  • kracke
  • krack
  • flak
  • crack
  • braque
  • brakke

2. gum-lac

noun. an inferior lac produced by lac insects in Madagascar.

Example sentences of the word lac


1. Noun, singular or mass
The standard Indian monetary currency is called a “rupee,” and the word lakh or lac means “100,000.” This is the main fact to remember when you want to convert Indian lakhs.

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