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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Coloring of living tissues by a natural substance.

Usage examples (29)
  • After a quiescent period, the ocelli are still reflective but do not appear as bright as when the surrounding skin pigmentation is darker.
  • Was skin pigmentation a factor or a reason to preclude?
  • Twining; “Are we all Pakis because we are brown in pigmentation?”
  • Perhaps it is time to leave skin pigmentation behind as a reason to fear others. for more
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