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lacquer(lak′ĕr) [Portuguese lacre, ult. fr Persian lâk, (tree) resin, lac]
A resin or varnish that leaves a tough coating on a surface. It may be impregnated with medication, e.g., in the treatment of diseases of the toenails or fingernails.
n a resin dissolved in a volatile solvent used to create a protective coating on the surface of an object.