A red powder produced with liquid to produce paint is an example of pigment.
An example of pigment is when your face blushes red with embarrassment.
Origin of pigment
- Middle English spice, red dye from Latin pigmentum from pingere to paint peig- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Latin pigmentum (“pigment"), itself from pingÅ (“I paint") + -mentum; variants of this word may have been known in Old English (e.g. 12th century pyhmentum).