pigmentation etymology

English word pigmentation comes from English pigment, English -ation

Detailed word origin of pigmentation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
pigment English (eng) (transitive) To add color or pigment to something. (biology) Any color in plant or animal cells. (obsolete) Wine flavoured with spices and honey.. A dry colorant, usually an insoluble powder.
-ation English (eng) A state or quality. An action or process. The result of an action or process.
pigmentation English (eng) Coloration of human, plant or animal tissue, especially by pigment.

Words with the same origin as pigmentation

Descendants of -ation
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