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Is lac a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word lac is a Scrabble US word. The word lac is worth 5 points in Scrabble:

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Is lac a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word lac is a Scrabble UK word and has 5 points:

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3 letters words from 'lac'

LAC 5 

2 letters words from 'lac'

AL 2LA 2

All 3 letters words made out of lac

lac alc lca cla acl cal

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Definitions and meaning of lac

lac

Etymology 1

From Portuguese laca, from Persian لاک(lāk), from Hindi लाख (lākh), from Sanskrit लाक्षा (lākṣā).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /læk/

Noun

lac (countable and uncountable, plural lacs)

  1. A resinous substance produced mainly on the banyan tree by the female of Kerria lacca, a scale insect.
Derived terms
Translations

Etymology 2

From Hindi लाख (lākh)/Urdu لاکھ‎, from Sanskrit लक्ष (lakṣa).

Alternative forms

  • lakh

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /lɑːk/
  • (US) IPA(key): /lɑk/

Noun

lac (plural lacs)

  1. One hundred thousand (commonly used in Pakistan and India).
Translations

Etymology 3

From Cadillac.

Pronunciation

IPA(key): /læk/

Noun

lac (plural lacs)

  1. (slang) Short for Cadillac.
    • 1992, Big Mello, Bone Hard Zaggin, Rap-A-Lot Records, track 5. "Mac's Drive 'Lac's"
      Macs drive lacs.

Synonyms

  • (Cadillac): caddie, caddy

Etymology 4

Noun

lac (plural lacs)

  1. (medicine, colloquial) Laceration.
    hand lac

Anagrams

  • ACL, CLA, Cal, Cal., LCA, alc, cal

Aromanian

Etymology

From Latin lacus (lake), from Proto-Italic *lakus, from Proto-Indo-European *lókus (lake, pool).

Noun

lac

  1. lake

Dalmatian

Etymology

From Latin lacus (lake), from Proto-Italic *lakus, from Proto-Indo-European *lókus (lake, pool).

Noun

lac m

  1. lake

French

Etymology

From Old French lac, from Latin lacus (lake), from Proto-Italic *lakus, from Proto-Indo-European *lókus (lake, pool). Compare Aragonese laco, Catalan llac, Esperanto lago, Italian lago, Maltese lag, Portuguese lago, Romanian lac, Sardinian lagu, Spanish lago.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lak/
  • Rhymes: -ak
  • Homophones: lacs, laque, laquent, laques

Noun

lac m (plural lacs)

  1. lake

Further reading

  • “lac” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Anagrams

  • ACL

K'iche'

Noun

lac

  1. (Classical K'iche') plate

Latin

Alternative forms

  • lacte
  • lact

Etymology

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵlákt n (gen. *ǵlaktós) (compare Ancient Greek γάλα (gála, milk), Old Armenian կաթն (katʿn), Albanian dhallë (buttermilk), Waigali zōr (milk), Hittite [script needed] (galaktar, balm, resin)).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /lak/, [ɫ̪ak]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /lak/

Noun

lac n sg (genitive lactis); third declension

  1. milk
  2. for something sweet, pleasant
  3. milky juice
    • (Can we date this quote?) Anonymous (formerly misattributed to Ovid), Nux
      Lamina mollis adhuc tenero dum lacte, quod intro est,
      nec mala sunt ulli nostra futura bono.
      As their nutshell still remains soft with something tenderly milky inside,
      my future fruits are not good to anyone.
  4. (poetic) milk-white color
    • (Can we date this quote?)

Declension

Third-declension noun (neuter, imparisyllabic non-i-stem), singular only.

Derived terms

  • a lacte cunisque (from the cradle, from infancy)
  • lac pressum (cheese)
  • tam similem, quam lactis (as like as one egg is to another)
  • qui plus lactis quam sanguinis habet (of tender age)

Descendants

References

  • lac in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • lac in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • lac in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[2], London: Macmillan and Co.

Norman

Etymology

From Old French lac, from Latin lacus (lake), from Proto-Italic *lakus, from Proto-Indo-European *lókus (lake, pool).

Noun

lac m (plural lacs)

  1. (Jersey, geography) lake

Old English

Alternative forms

  • læc

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *laiką, from *laiko- (play), compare *laikaną. Cognates include Old Norse leikr (whence Danish leg (game), Swedish leka (to play)), Gothic 𐌻𐌰𐌹𐌺𐍃 (laiks, dance).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lɑːk/

Noun

lāc n or f

  1. play, sport
  2. battle, strife
  3. gift, offering, sacrifice, booty; message

Declension

when neuter
when feminine

Derived terms

  • heaþolāc

Related terms

  • -lāc
  • lācan
  • lǣċan

Descendants

  • Middle English: lake, lak, lac
    • English: lake (dialectal)

Old French

Etymology

From Latin lacus (lake), from Proto-Italic *lakus, from Proto-Indo-European *lókus (lake, pool).

Noun

lac m (oblique plural las, nominative singular las, nominative plural lac)

  1. lake

Descendants

  • French: lac
  • Norman: lac (Jersey)

Old Irish

Etymology

From Proto-Celtic *laggos, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)leh₁g-.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /l͈aɡ/

Adjective

lac

  1. weak, feeble
  2. (hair) soft, smooth

Derived terms

  • lacaid
  • lacatus

Descendants

  • Irish: lag
  • Manx: lag
  • Scottish Gaelic: lag

Mutation

Further reading

  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “lac”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language

Romanian

Etymology

From Latin lacus (lake), from Proto-Italic *lakus, from Proto-Indo-European *lókus (lake, pool). Compare Aragonese laco, Catalan llac, Esperanto lago, French lac, Italian lago, Maltese lag, Portuguese lago, Sardinian lagu, Spanish lago.

Noun

lac n (plural lacuri)

  1. lake

Declension

Derived terms

  • lăcos

Romansch

Etymology

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Pronunciation

Noun

lac m

  1. paint

Synonyms

  • vernisch (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Puter, Vallader), verneisch (Surmiran)

Zazaki

Alternative forms

  • laj
  • laz

Etymology

Compare Middle Armenian լաճ (lač).

Pronunciation

  • (Northern Zazaki) IPA(key): [ˈlɑdz]
  • (Southern Zazaki) IPA(key): [ˈlɑdʒ]
  • Hyphenation: lac

Noun

lac m

  1. son
  2. boy

References


Source: wiktionary.org
  • a dark red resinous substance secreted by some insects.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)