Synonyms of shellac


1. shellac, lac

usage: lac purified by heating and filtering; usually in thin orange or yellow flakes but sometimes bleached white

2. shellac, shellac varnish, varnish

usage: a thin varnish made by dissolving lac in ethanol; used to finish wood


1. shellac, shellack, varnish, seal

usage: cover with shellac; "She wanted to shellac the desk to protect it from water spots"

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