What is another word for lac?

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[ lˈak], [ lˈak], [ l_ˈa_k]

The word "lac" is commonly confused with "lack" due to their similarity in spelling. However, lac refers to a type of resin that is secreted by the female lac insect and is commonly used in varnishes, jewelry, and cosmetics. There are a few synonyms for the word "lac" including shellac, scarlet resin, lacquer, and gum-lac. Shellac is a type of lac that is commonly used in sealing and coating woodwork. Scarlet resin is a type of lac that has a reddish hue and is commonly used in making dyes. Lacquer is a type of lac that is often used in furniture and art, while gum-lac is a term used to describe the raw form of the lac resin.

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How to use "Lac" in context?

Lac is a French word meaning "lake." Lac du Bonnet is the largest and deepest lake in the western Canadian provinces of Manitoba and Saskatchewan. It is located in the Rural Municipality of Bonnet Lake, about north-west of the city of Winnipeg. Lac du Bonnet is about long and wide, and has a surface area of .

The lake receives its water from the Athabasca River and has a watershed of . The lake is highly modified by human activity and contains numerous small islands, canals, and rills.

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