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Meaning of LAC

Pronunciation:  lâk

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  resinlike substance secreted by certain lac insects; used in e.g. varnishes and sealing wax

LAC is a 3 letter word that starts with L.


 See Also: animal product, garnet lac, gum-lac, seal, sealing wax, seed lac, shellac, shellac varnish, stick lac



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Lac\, Lakh \Lakh\, n. [Hind. lak, l[=a]kh, l[=a]ksh, Skr.
    laksha a mark, sign, lakh.]
    One hundred thousand; also, a vaguely great number; as, a lac
    of rupees. [Written also {lack}.] [East Indies]
  2. \Lac\, n. [Per. lak; akin to Skr. l[=a]ksh[=a]: cf. F.
    lague, It. & NL. lacca. Cf. {Lake} a color, {Lacquer},
    A resinous substance produced mainly on the banyan tree, but
    to some extent on other trees, by the {Coccus lacca}