- pigment[pigment 词源字典]
- pigment: see picture
[pigment etymology, pigment origin, 英语词源]
- pigment (n.)
- late 14c., from Latin pigmentum "coloring matter, pigment, paint," figuratively "ornament," from stem of pingere "to color, paint" (see paint (v.)). Variants of this word could have been known in Old English (compare 12c. pyhmentum). As a verb from 1900. Related: Pigmented; pigmenting.