sticklac

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From stick +‎ lac.

Noun[edit]

sticklac (uncountable)

  1. Lac in its natural state, as secreted by an insect and encrusting small twigs. [from 17th c.]
    • 2020, Sujit Sivasandaram, Waves Across the South, William Collins 2021, p. 207:
      Sarkies' family firm traded in indigo, betel-nit and stick-lac.

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