Translation of "pigment" - English-Spanish dictionary

pigment

noun uk /ˈpɪɡ.mənt/ us

a substance that gives something a particular colour when it is present in it or is added to it

pigmento
Melanin is the dark brown pigment of the hair, skin, and eyes that is present in varying amounts in every human being.
Pigment is mixed into oil, glue, egg, etc. to make different types of paint.
pigmented adjective uk /pɪɡˈmen.tɪd/ us /ˈpɪɡ.mən.t̬ɪd/

(Translation of “pigment” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

pigment

noun /ˈpiɡmənt/

any substance used for colouring/coloring, making paint etc

pigmento
People used to make paint and dyes from natural pigments.

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

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

colouring/coloring (of skin etc)

pigmentación
Some illnesses cause a loss of pigmentation.

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