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lac1 a resinous secretion of the female lac insect, used in making shellac, varnishes, and sealing wax.
lac2 in India, the sum of 100,000, esp. of rupees. [2 definitions]
laccolith a mass of igneous rock that has been forced between layers of sedimentary rock and has bulged them upward.
lace an openwork fabric made of or trimmed in a web of fine threads. [6 definitions]
laceless combined form of lace.
lacerate to rip, mangle, or injure by tearing or ripping. [4 definitions]
lacerated having been lacerated; torn up; mangled.
laceration a rough, jagged tear or injury, esp. a wound or cut. [2 definitions]
lacewing any of various insects that have four gauzy, lacelike wings, and that produce larvae that eat aphids and other insect pests.
lacework lace, or a structure that resembles lace.
laches in law, failure to perform an action when required, esp. when asserting or enforcing a claim or right; negligence.
lachrymal of or pertaining to tears. [2 definitions]
lachrymator a substance such as tear gas that causes tears by irritating the eyes.
lachrymatory causing or producing tears. [2 definitions]
lachrymose weeping, tending to weep readily, or being on the point of tears; tearful. [2 definitions]
lacing a lace or cord that fastens, such as a shoelace or corset lace. [4 definitions]
lack the state or condition of being without something that is needed or desired; absence; deficiency. [4 definitions]
lackadaisical lacking energy, determination, or enthusiasm; listless or lazy.
lackey a liveried servant; footman. [3 definitions]
lackluster lacking brilliance or vitality; dull.
laconic using very few words; succinct; terse.