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Sac:

see Sac and FoxSac and Fox,
closely related Native Americans of the Algonquian branch of the Algonquian-Wakashan linguistic stock (see Native American languages). Sac and Fox culture was of the Eastern Woodlands area with some Plains-area traits (see under Natives, North American).
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sac

[sak]
(biology)
A soft-walled cavity within a plant or animal, often containing a special fluid and usually having a narrow opening or none at all.
(mapping)
Indentation in the contour lines of equal depth showing submarine relief.

sac

a pouch, bag, or pouchlike part in an animal or plant

SAC

1. An early system on the Datatron 200 series.

[Listed in CACM 2(5):16 (May 1959)].
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