Meaning of “pigment” in the English Dictionary

"pigment" in English

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pigmentnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈpɪɡ.mənt/ us /ˈpɪɡ.mənt/
adjective uk /pɪɡˈmen.tɪd/ us /ˈpɪɡ.mən.t̬ɪd/

pigmented tissue/skin/areas

(Definition of “pigment” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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pigmentnoun [ C/U ]

us /ˈpɪɡ·mənt/

biology a natural substance that produces color in animals and plants, such as of skin, hair, and leaves

Pigment is also the substance in a paint or dye that gives it its color.

noun [ U ] us /ˌpɪɡ·mənˈteɪ·ʃən/

(Definition of “pigment” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)