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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Coloring matter, usually a powder, mixed with oil or water. to make paints. Also: The matter in the cells and tissues that gives color to plants and animals.

Usage examples (34)
  • The greatest masterpieces were once only pigments on a palette.
  • pigment a photograph
  • Fuzzy, varying skin pigment absorbs light of varyin degree.
  • "We couldn't go on skin pigment, but infra-red rays see all skin in the same colour." for more
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