Translation of "pigment" - English-German dictionary

pigment

noun /ˈpiɡmənt/

any substance used for colouring, making paint etc

der Farbstoff
People used to make paint and dyes from natural pigments.

a substance in plants or animals that gives colour to the skin, leaves etc

das Pigment
Some people have darker pigment in their skin than others.
pigmentation noun

colouring (of skin etc)

die Pigmentierung
Some illnesses cause a loss of pigmentation.

(Translation of “pigment” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)