Definition: Meaning of, lac in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / lak /

  • noun
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lac lacs
  1. resinlike substance secreted by certain lac insects; used in e.g. varnishes and sealing wax
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lac used in phrases

  • Sonora lac (noun)
    1. resembling lac; secreted by a scale living on twigs of certain Mexican shrubs; used locally as medicine
  • garnet lac (noun)
    1. lac refined by treating with solvent; garnet-coloured
  • gum-lac (noun)
    1. an inferior lac produced by lac insects in Madagascar
  • lac dye (noun)
    1. scarlet dye like cochineal; extracted with alkali from stick lac
  • lac wax (noun)
    1. a hard wax separated from shellac by its insolubility in alcohol
  • seed lac (noun)
    1. granular material obtained from stick lac by crushing and washing
  • stick lac (noun)
    1. lac in its natural state as scraped off twigs and dried
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Pronunciation: ˈseɪvɪŋz baŋk trʌst
Parts of Speech: noun
a savings account deposited by someone who makes themselves the trustee for a beneficiary and who controls it during their lifetime; afterward the balance is payable to the previously named beneficiary