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pigment

See also: Pigment

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin pigmentum (pigment), itself from pingō (I paint) + -mentum; variants of this word may have been known in Old English (e.g. 12th century pyhmentum).

NounEdit

pigment (plural pigments)

  1. (biology) Any color in plant or animal cells
    Chlorophyll is the pigment responsible for most plants' green colouring.
  2. A dry colorant, usually an insoluble powder
    Umber is a pigment made from clay containing iron and manganese oxide.
  3. (obsolete) Wine flavoured with spices and honey.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Sir Walter Scott to this entry?)

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pigment (third-person singular simple present pigments, present participle pigmenting, simple past and past participle pigmented)

  1. (transitive) To add color or pigment to something.

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Hyphenation: pig‧ment

EtymologyEdit

From Latin pigmentum (pigment), itself from pingō (I paint) + -mentum.

NounEdit

pigment n (plural pigmenten, diminutive pigmentje n)

  1. pigment, coloring substance

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin pigmentum (pigment), itself from pingō (I paint) + -mentum.

NounEdit

pigment m (plural pigments)

  1. pigment, coloring substance

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Pigment, from Latin pigmentum.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pǐɡment/
  • Hyphenation: pi‧gment

NounEdit

pìgment m (Cyrillic spelling пѝгмент)

  1. pigment

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ReferencesEdit

  • pigment” in Hrvatski jezični portal