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    shellac

    shellac - Dictionary definition and meaning for word shellac

    Definition
    (noun) lac purified by heating and filtering; usually in thin orange or yellow flakes but sometimes bleached white Definition
    (noun) a thin varnish made by dissolving lac in ethanol; used to finish wood
    Synonyms : shellac varnish
    Definition
    (verb) cover with shellac
    Synonyms : shellack
    Example Sentence
    • She wanted to shellac the desk to protect it from water spots
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