pig·ment /ˈpɪgmənt/ 名詞
1. Any material from which a dye, a paint, or the like, may be prepared; particularly, the refined and purified coloring matter ready for mixing with an appropriate vehicle.
2. Physiol. Any one of the colored substances found in animal and vegetable tissues and fluids, as bilirubin, urobilin, chlorophyll, etc.
3. Wine flavored with species and honey.
Pigment cell Physiol., a small cell containing coloring matter, as the pigmented epithelial cells of the choroid and iris, or the pigmented connective tissue cells in the skin of fishes, reptiles, etc.
n : dry coloring matter (especially an insoluble powder to be
mixed with a liquid to produce paint etc)
v 1: acquire pigment; become colored or imbued
2: color or dye with a pigment; "pigment a photograph"