English Meaning of lattuka

Meaning of 'lattuka' (లత్తుక)

lattuka. [from Skt. లాక్ష.] n. The red colour called lac, produced like cochineal from insects. లాక్ష. లత్తుకదూది cotton steeped in lac liquid and then dried. This by being dipped in water forms red ink. లత్తుకబొత్తులు lattuka-bottulu. n. A certain kind of grain. ధాన్యవిశేషము. H. iv. 158.

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