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Pigment vs. Pigeon

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Pigmentnoun

(biology) Any color in plant or animal cells

‘Chlorophyll is the pigment responsible for most plants' green colouring.’;

Pigeonnoun

One of several birds of the family Columbidae, which consists of more than 300 species.

Pigmentnoun

A dry colorant, usually an insoluble powder

‘Umber is a pigment made from clay containing iron and manganese oxide.’;

Pigeonnoun

(slang) A person who is a target or victim of a confidence game.

Pigmentnoun

(obsolete) Wine flavoured with spices and honey.

Pigeonnoun

(slang) Concern or responsibility (often in some such phrase as: "it's his pigeon", "it's her pigeon", etc.).

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Pigmentverb

(transitive) To add color or pigment to something.

Pigeonverb

(transitive) to deceive with a confidence game

Pigmentnoun

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.

Pigeonnoun

Any bird of the order Columbæ, of which numerous species occur in nearly all parts of the world.

Pigmentnoun

Any one of the colored substances found in animal and vegetable tissues and fluids, as bilirubin, urobilin, chlorophyll, etc.

Pigeonnoun

An unsuspected victim of sharpers; a gull.

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Pigmentnoun

Wine flavored with species and honey.

Pigeonverb

To pluck; to fleece; to swindle by tricks in gambling.

‘He's pigeoned and undone.’;

Pigmentnoun

dry coloring matter (especially an insoluble powder to be mixed with a liquid to produce paint etc)

Pigeonnoun

wild and domesticated birds having a heavy body and short legs

Pigmentverb

acquire pigment; become colored or imbued

Pigeonnoun

a stout seed- or fruit-eating bird with a small head, short legs, and a cooing voice, typically having grey and white plumage.

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Pigmentverb

color or dye with a pigment;

‘pigment a photograph’;

Pigeonnoun

a pigeon descended from the wild rock dove, kept for racing, showing, and carrying messages, and common as a feral bird in towns.

Pigment

A pigment is a colored material that is completely or nearly insoluble in water. In contrast, dyes are typically soluble, at least at some stage in their use.

Pigeonnoun

a gullible person, especially someone swindled in gambling or the victim of a confidence trick.

Pigeonnoun

an aircraft from one's own side.

Pigeonnoun

archaic spelling of pidgin

Pigeonnoun

a person's particular responsibility or business

‘Hermia will have to tell them first, it's her pigeon’;

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