See also: Pigment

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From Middle English pigment, 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). Doublet of pimiento, pimento, and piment.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈpɪɡ.mənt/
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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.

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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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Borrowed from Latin pigmentum.

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pigment m (plural pigments)

  1. pigment

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

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  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: pig‧ment
  • Rhymes: -ɛnt

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pigment n (plural pigmenten, diminutive pigmentje n)

  1. pigment, coloring substance

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Borrowed from Latin pigmentum (pigment), itself from pingō (to paint) + -mentum. Doublet of piment, a borrowing from Spanish.

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pigment m (plural pigments)

  1. pigment, coloring substance

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From Latin pigmentum.

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pigment (plural pigmentes)

  1. A spice or a blend of them.
  2. A red pigment.

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  • English: pigment

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Borrowed from Latin pigmentum.

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pigment n (definite singular pigmentet, indefinite plural pigment or pigmenter, definite plural pigmenta or pigmentene)

  1. a pigment

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Borrowed from Latin pigmentum.

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pigment n (definite singular pigmentet, indefinite plural pigment, definite plural pigmenta)

  1. a pigment

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Borrowed from Latin pigmentum.

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pigment m inan

  1. (biology) pigment (any color in plant or animal cells)
  2. pigment (dry colorant)

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  • pigment in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • pigment in Polish dictionaries at PWN

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Borrowed from French pigment, Latin pigmentum.

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pigment n (plural pigmenți)

  1. pigment

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From German Pigment, from Latin pigmentum.

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

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pìgment m (Cyrillic spelling пѝгмент)

  1. pigment

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  • pigment” in Hrvatski jezični portal

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pigment n

  1. (biology) pigment
  2. pigment (in paint)

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Declension of pigment 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative pigment pigmentet pigment pigmenten
Genitive pigments pigmentets pigments pigmentens

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