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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
Translations of “pigment”
in Spanish pigmento…
in French pigment…
in German der Farbstoff, das Pigment…
in Chinese (Traditional) 色素, 顏料…
in Russian пигмент, красящее вещество…
in Turkish boya maddesi, pigment…
in Chinese (Simplified) 色素, 颜料…
in Polish barwnik, pigment…
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