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 for Lac
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lac \Lac\ (l[a^]k), Lakh \Lakh\ (l[aum]k), 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]
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lac \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 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.
     [1913 Webster]
     Note: Stick-lac is the substance in its natural state,
           incrusting small twigs. When broken off, and the
           coloring matter partly removed, the granular residuum
           is called seed-lac. When melted, and reduced to a
           thin crust, it is called shell-lac or shellac. Lac
           is an important ingredient in sealing wax, dyes,
           varnishes, and lacquers.
           [1913 Webster]
     Ceylon lac, a resinous exudation of the tree Croton
        lacciferum, resembling lac.
     Lac dye, a scarlet dye obtained from stick-lac.
     Lac lake, the coloring matter of lac dye when precipitated
        from its solutions by alum.
     Mexican lac, an exudation of the tree Croton Draco.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: resinlike substance secreted by certain lac insects; used
           in e.g. varnishes and sealing wax

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

         Lotus Authorized Consultants (Lotus)

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