(1) A body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land
(2) Any of numerous bright translucent organic pigments
(3) A purplish red pigment prepared from lac or cochineal
From from from from . Akin to lacha
"swamp, bog, marsh" ( Lache
"pond, puddle, standing water", , . Frequency possibly strengthened in by the synonym lack
"lake" < lacus
"hollow, lake, pond". More at leak
- Large, landlocked, naturally occurring stretch of water.
- (In the plural) an area characterised by its many lakes; e.g., the English Lake District is often shortened to The Lakes.
- A large amount of liquid: a wine lake.
- So you punched out a window for ventilation. Was that before or after you noticed you were standing in a lake of gasoline? - Robert DeNiro, Backdraft
From , .
- An offering, sacrifice, gift.
- Play, sport, fun, glee.
- To present an offering.
- To leap, jump, exert oneself, play.
From < < < , referring to the number of insects that gather on the trees and make the resin seep out.
- In dyeing and painting, an often fugitive crimson or vermillion pigment derived from an organic colorant (cochineal or madder, for example) and an inorganic, generally metallic mordant.