Different colorants used for making paints.
colorant definition by Webster's New World
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a pigment, dye, etc. used to give color to something
Origin: French ; from present participle of colorer, to color
colorant definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Something, especially a dye, pigment, ink, or paint, that colors or modifies the hue of something else.adjective
Of or being a subtractive primary color.