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English definition of “pigment”

pigment

noun [C, U]     /ˈpɪɡmənt/
a substance that gives something colour: What is the name of the pigment contained in green plants?Paints, dyes and pigmentsColour - general words
pigmentation     /ˌpɪɡmənˈteɪʃən/ noun [U] the natural colour of a living thingPaints, dyes and pigmentsColour - general wordsColour - general words
(Definition of pigment noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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