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part of speech: noun

The term used in the E. Indies for 100, 000, primarily applied to money. At the exchange of 50c. for the rupee, a lac-$ 50, 000.

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A resinous substance obtained from certain trees, used in the manufacture of sealing- wax, varnishes, dyes, & c.; shell- lac, lac in the form of a thin crust.

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A gummy substance formed on certain trees by an insect; when melted, called shellac, and used in sealing wax, dyes, varnishes, etc.

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A resinous substance, produced on trees in the East by the lac insect, used in dyeing.

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A hard and usually pointed projection, growing upon the head of certain animals, especially cattle; goats, deer, etc.; the material of which animals horns are composed; a thickened form of tissue; a musical wind- instrument; one of the extremities or ends of the moon when in crescent form. ...

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