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Spanish translation of “pigment”


noun /ˈpiɡmənt/
any substance used for colouring, making paint etc People used to make paint and dyes from natural pigments. a substance in plants or animals that gives colour to the skin, leaves etc Some people have darker pigment in their skin than others. pigmentation noun colouring (of skin etc) Some illnesses cause a loss of pigmentation.
(Definition of pigment from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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