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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
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