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lac insect

[lak] /læk/
noun
1.
a scale insect, Laccifer lacca, of southeast Asia, the female of which secretes lac, a substance used in the preparation of shellac, wax, etc.
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lac insect

/læk/
noun
1.
any of various homopterous insects of the family Lacciferidae, esp Laccifer lacca of India, the females of which secrete lac
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