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Lewis : pigmentum

pigmentum, pigmentum, i, n. pingo, a material for coloring, a color, paint, pigment. Lit. For painting, a paint: aspersa temere pigmenta in tabulā, oris lineamenta efficere possunt, Cic. Div. 1, 13, 23: vela in cortinam pigmenti ferventis mersa, Plin. 35, 11, 42, § 150.—Jocosely: quem Apelles Zeuxisque duo pingent pigmentis ulmeis, i. e. beat black and blue, Plaut. Ep. 5, 1, 20.

For cosmetics, a paint, pigment: non istanc aetatem oportet pigmentum ullum attingere, Plaut. Most. 1, 3, 106; Plin. 16, 43, 84, § 233: multiplicasti pigmenta tua, Vulg. Isa. 57, 9.

Transf., the juice of plants (post-class.), Firm. Math. 8, 17; v. Cael. Aur. Acut. 2, 9, 46.

Trop., of style, coloring, ornament: meus autem liber totum Isocratis μυροθήκιον atque omnes ejus discipulorum arculas et nonnihil etiam Aristotelia pigmenta consumpsit, Cic. Att. 2, 1, 1: pigmentorum flos et color, id. Brut. 87, 298: sententiae, tam verae, tam sine pigmentis fucoque puerili, id. de Or. 2, 45, 188.