Definition of Lac dye
1. Noun. Scarlet dye like cochineal; extracted with alkali from stick lac.
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Literary usage of Lac dye
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1. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by Sir William Wilson Hunter (1886)
"I-ac-dye is obtained from the small cells of the Lac-dye, ... For all articles in which a fast colour is not required, lac-dye Uses of can never compete ..."
2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The red n aid in the ovary is the substance which forms the lac dye of commerce, ... Average stick lac contains about 68 per cent, of resin, 10 of lac dye, ..."
3. Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Proximate by Alfred Henry Allen, Henry Leffmann (1900)
"Lac-Dye is the product of Coccus lacca, which lives on the banyan and other trees, ... O The exact method of preparing lac-dye is not generally known, ..."
4. A Dictionary, Practical, Theoretical, and Historical, of Commerce and by John Ramsey McCulloch, Vethake, Henry (1852)
"Account of the Quantities of lac dye or Lac Luke, Shellac and Seed I :u k. and Slick Lac-, imported into Great Britain, from the Countries eastward of the ..."
5. The Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia: Commercial by Edward Balfour (1885)
"The lac or resinous incrustation is separated from the wood, converted into shell-lac, and cakes of lac-dye formed. It has always had competitors with ..."