pigment

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈpɪɡ.mənt/
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Noun[change]

Singular
pigment

Plural
pigments

  1. (biology) A pigment is any color in plant or animal cells
    Chlorophyll is the pigment responsible for the green coloring in plants.
  2. A pigment is a dry colorant, usually an insoluble powder.
    Umber is a pigment made from clay containing iron and manganese oxide.