Definition of Lac wax
1. Noun. A hard wax separated from shellac by its insolubility in alcohol.
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Literary usage of Lac wax
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1. Philosophical Magazine (1805)
"Stick Lac. Wax Resin ... Colouring extract - - Gluten ... Extraneous substances - Seed Lac. Resin - Colouring extract - Wax ..."
2. Official Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue by Robert Ellis, Great Britain Commissioners for the Exhibition of 1851, London Great exhibition of the works of industry of all nations, 1851 (1851)
"Polish, varnishes, sealing wax, &c. ; white lac, lac wax, yellow and white. Gum elemi; thus, or frankincense; sandrac; mastic, and varnishes. ..."
3. An Introduction to Entomology: Or, Elements of the Natural History of by William Kirby, William Spence (1846)
"... beginning with one indispensable to our present correspondence, and adverting in succession to the insects affording dyes, lac, wax, honey, and silk. ..."
4. Elements of chemistry by Andrew Fyfe (1827)
"Wax is likewise found on the upper surface of the leaves of some trees ; and it exists also in the substance called white lac. Wax is principally employed ..."