Lucite

Lucite

[loo-sahyt]
Trademark.
a transparent or translucent plastic, any of a class of methyl methacrylate ester polymers.
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Lucite
1937, proprietary name (E.I. DuPont de Nemours and Co., Wilmington, Del., U.S.) for a solid, transparent plastic, from L. luc(i)- "light."
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