stick lac

Also found in: Thesaurus.
Related to stick lac: lac insect, Seedlac
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stick lac - lac in its natural state as scraped off twigs and dried
lac - resinlike substance secreted by certain lac insects; used in e.g. varnishes and sealing wax
shellac - lac purified by heating and filtering; usually in thin orange or yellow flakes but sometimes bleached white
seed lac - granular material obtained from stick lac by crushing and washing
lac dye - scarlet dye like cochineal; extracted with alkali from stick lac
References in periodicals archive ?
Indian annual production was about 50, 000 tons of stick lac and export about 29,000 tons of lac.