lacquer

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Borrowing from French lacre(a sort of sealing wax), from Portuguese laca, lacca(gum lac), from Persian لاک(lāk), from Hindi लाख(lākh), from Sanskrit लाक्षा(lākṣā)

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lacquer ‎(uncountable)

  1. A glossy, resinous material used as a surface coating; either a natural exudation of certain trees, or a solution of nitrocellulose in alcohol, etc.
  2. A similar finish, baked onto the inside of cans.

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lacquer ‎(third-person singular simple present lacquers, present participle lacquering, simple past and past participle lacquered)

  1. To apply a lacquer to something or to give something a smooth, glossy finish.

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