Pigmented



[pig-muh nt] /ˈpɪg mənt/

noun
1.
a dry insoluble substance, usually pulverized, which when suspended in a liquid vehicle becomes a paint, ink, etc.
2.
a coloring matter or substance.
3.
Biology. any substance whose presence in the tissues or cells of animals or plants colors them.
verb (used with object)
4.
to color; add pigment to.
verb (used without object)
5.
to become pigmented; acquire color; develop :
a poor quality of paper that doesn’t pigment well.
/ˈpɪɡmənt/
noun
1.
a substance occurring in plant or animal tissue and producing a characteristic colour, such as chlorophyll in green plants and haemoglobin in red blood
2.
any substance used to impart colour
3.
a powder that is mixed with a liquid to give a paint, ink, etc
n.

late 14c., from Latin pigmentum “coloring matter, pigment, paint,” figuratively “prnament,” from stem of pingere “to color, paint” (see paint (v.)). Variants of this word could have been known in Old English (e.g. 12c. pyhmentum). As a verb from 1900. Related: Pigmented; pigmenting.

pigmented adj.
Colored as the result of a deposit of pigment.

pigment pig·ment (pĭg’mənt)
n.

v. pig·ment·ed, pig·ment·ing, pig·ments
To color with pigment.
pigment
(pĭg’mənt)

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