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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One hundred thousand.
  • noun A large, indefinite number.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See lac.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Same as lac, one hundred thousand.

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  • noun India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Hong Kong One hundred thousand, used especially of units of money.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the cardinal number that is the fifth power of ten

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Hindi and Urdu l¯kh, from Prakrit lakkha-, from Sanskrit lakṣaḥ, sign, token, prize, one hundred thousand, of unknown origin.]

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From Urdu لاکھ, from Hindi लाख (lākh), from Sanskrit लक्षं (lakṣaṇ).

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