Seed-lac
Seed-lac Seed"-lac`, n. A species of lac. See the Note under {Lac}. [1913 Webster]

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  • seed-lac — Lac Lac, n. [Per. lak; akin to Skr. l[=a]ksh[=a]: cf. F. lague, It. & NL. lacca. Cf. {Lake} a color, {Lacquer}, {Litmus}.] A resinous substance produced mainly on the banyan tree, but to some extent on other trees, by the {Laccifer lacca}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • seed-lac — seedˈ lac noun Granular residues of lac after trituration • • • Main Entry: ↑seed …   Useful english dictionary

  • seed lac — noun granular material obtained from stick lac by crushing and washing • Hypernyms: ↑lac • Substance Meronyms: ↑stick lac * * * noun Etymology: seed (I) : a granular resinous material obtained from stick lac by crushing …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lac — Lac, n. [Per. lak; akin to Skr. l[=a]ksh[=a]: cf. F. lague, It. & NL. lacca. Cf. {Lake} a color, {Lacquer}, {Litmus}.] A resinous substance produced mainly on the banyan tree, but to some extent on other trees, by the {Laccifer lacca} (formerly… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lac dye — Lac Lac, n. [Per. lak; akin to Skr. l[=a]ksh[=a]: cf. F. lague, It. & NL. lacca. Cf. {Lake} a color, {Lacquer}, {Litmus}.] A resinous substance produced mainly on the banyan tree, but to some extent on other trees, by the {Laccifer lacca}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lac lake — Lac Lac, n. [Per. lak; akin to Skr. l[=a]ksh[=a]: cf. F. lague, It. & NL. lacca. Cf. {Lake} a color, {Lacquer}, {Litmus}.] A resinous substance produced mainly on the banyan tree, but to some extent on other trees, by the {Laccifer lacca}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lac — lac1 /lak/, n. a resinous substance deposited on the twigs of various trees in southern Asia by the female of the lac insect: used in the manufacture of varnishes, sealing wax, etc., and in the production of a red coloring matter. Cf. shellac… …   Universalium

  • LAC — leading aircraftsman. * * * (as used in expressions) Lac Léman Lac Moero Saint Jean Lac * * * ▪ resinous secretion also spelled  Lack,         sticky, resinous secretion of the tiny lac insect, Laccifer lacca, which is a species of scale insect.… …   Universalium

  • Lac-spirit — Gummilack (lateinisch Lacca, Gummi Laccae) ist ein Harz, welches aus den Ausscheidungen mancher Pflanzen nach dem Stich der Lackschildlaus (Kerria lacca) gewonnen wird. Weitere gängige Bezeichnungen sind Stocklack, Baumlack, Körnerlack und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lac — For other uses, see Lac (disambiguation). Lac producing insects Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class …   Wikipedia

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