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col·or·ant

 (kŭl′ər-ənt)
n.
Something, especially a dye, pigment, ink, or paint, that colors or modifies the hue of something else.
adj.
Of or being a subtractive primary color.

colorant

(ˈkʌlərənt) or

colourant

n
(Dyeing) any substance that imparts colour, such as a pigment, dye, or ink; colouring matter

col•or•ant

(ˈkʌl ər ənt)

n.
something used as a coloring matter; pigment; dye.
[1880–85; < French, present participle of colorer < Latin colōrāre to color]
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colorant

noun
Something that imparts color:
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