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A red colourant (a complex mixture of anthraquinones) obtained from the insect Laccifera lacca (syn. Coccus lacca) found on the trees Schleichera oleosa, Ziziphus mauritiana, and Butea monosperma, which grow in India and Malaysia. The lac insects are also the source of shellac.

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