ETYM French lacre a sort of sealing wax, Portu. lacte, from laca lac. Related to Lac the resin.
1. A black resinous substance obtained from certain trees and used as a natural varnish.
2. A hard glossy coating.
Waterproof resinous varnish obtained from Oriental trees Toxicodendron verniciflua, and used for decorating furniture and art objects. It can be applied to wood, fabric, leather, or other materials, with or without added colors. The technique of making and carving small lacquerwork objects was developed in China, probably as early as the 4th century bc, and was later adopted in Japan.
1. Sumporno mleko, sumporni talog mlečnog izgleda.
2. Neproziran firnajs koji se izrađuje od raznih smola i u raznim bojama, a predmetima njim namazinim daje sjajan izgled; vrsta veoma fine i sjajne kože za izradu obuće, ručnih torbica itd.
3. Sredstvo za lakiranje. (lat.)
1. To coat with lacquer
2. To coat with lacquer; as of wooden objects.
Premazati lakom, premazivati lakom. (fr.)