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Lac vs. Tac

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Lacnoun

A resinous substance produced mainly on the banyan tree by the female of Kerria lacca, a scale insect.

Tacnoun

A kind of customary payment by a tenant.

Lacnoun

One hundred thousand (commonly used in Pakistan and India).

Tacnoun

A kind of customary payment by a tenant; - a word used in old records.

Lacnoun

(slang) Short for Cadillac.

β€˜Last night I was driving around in my lac.’;

Lacnoun

One hundred thousand; also, a vaguely great number; as, a lac of rupees.

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Lacnoun

A resinous substance produced mainly on the banyan tree, but to some extent on other trees, by the Laccifer lacca (formerly Coccus lacca), a scale-shaped insect, the female of which fixes herself on the bark, and exudes from the margin of her body this resinous substance.

Lacnoun

resinlike substance secreted by certain lac insects; used in e.g. varnishes and sealing wax

Lac

Lac is the resinous secretion of a number of species of lac insects, of which the most commonly cultivated is Kerria lacca. Cultivation begins when a farmer gets a stick that contains eggs ready to hatch and ties it to the tree to be infested.

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