lac dye

noun
scarlet dye like cochineal; extracted with alkali from stick lac
Hypernyms: ↑dye, ↑dyestuff
Substance Meronyms: ↑stick lac

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noun
: a scarlet dye like cochineal used formerly in dyeing and pigment making and obtained from stick lac by extraction with alkali — see lake IV 1a(1)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • 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-dye — (engl., spr. läck dei) oder Färbelack, aus dem Stock oder Körnerlack ausgezogener Farbstoff, der an Feigenbäumen in Ostindien durch Stiche der Gummilackschildlaus erzeugt wird, ist das Kalziumsalz der Lakkainsäure, färbt Wolle bes. auf Zinnbeize… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Lac-dye — (engl., spr. läck dai), s. Lackdye …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Lac dye — Lac dye, s. Farbstoffe, pflanzliche, Bd. 3, S. 641 …   Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • 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 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-lake — (engl., spr. läck lehk), s. Lac dye …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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

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