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Definition of Lake


  1. A pigment formed by combining some coloring matter, usually by precipitation, with a metallic oxide or earth, esp. with aluminium hydrate; as, madder lake; Florentine lake; yellow lake, etc.
  2. A kind of fine white linen, formerly in use.
  3. To play; to sport.
  4. A large body of water contained in a depression of the earth's surface, and supplied from the drainage of a more or less extended area.
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Lake Translations

lake in Dutch is waterplas, plas, meer
lake in French is marin, lac
lake in German is See
lake in Italian is navale, lago
lake in Portuguese is lago
lake in Spanish is lago