• WordNet 3.6
    • n paprika a mild powdered seasoning made from dried pimientos
    • n paprika plant bearing large mild thick-walled usually bell-shaped fruits; the principal salad peppers
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Paprika The dried ripened fruit of Capsicum annuum or various other species of pepper; also, the mildly pungent condiment prepared from it.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n paprika A condiment prepared from a cultivated form of Capsicum annuum by grinding the dried peppers after removal of the seeds. It is much less pungent than the ordinary rod pepper.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Hung. paprika, Turkish pepper; prob. through G


In literature:

It lacked paprika and personality.
"Fanny Herself" by Edna Ferber
You rubbed a soupsong of garlic into them with three drops of paprika.
"Foe-Farrell" by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Stir until boiling, add a teaspoonful salt and a dash of paprika.
"The Community Cook Book" by Anonymous
In vain do we shake the paprika can.
"Chimney-Pot Papers" by Charles S. Brooks
Sprinkle the oysters lightly with salt and white pepper or paprika.
"The Suffrage Cook Book"
Compared with her these envying lady copy cats were as pale paprikas are to the real tabasco.
"Sundry Accounts" by Irvin S. Cobb
Add also a pinch of salt, and the barest dusting of paprika.
"Dishes & Beverages of the Old South" by Martha McCulloch Williams
If variety is the spice of life, his life in the north has been one long diet of paprika.
"Grenfell: Knight-Errant of the North" by Fullerton Waldo
Add one half level teaspoon salt, one half saltspoon paprika, or white pepper.
"Civic League Cook Book" by Anonymous
Or serve without the egg, put a spoonful of whipped cream in each cup, and sprinkle with paprika.
"Better Meals for Less Money" by Mary Green

In news:

Paprika puts a fresh take on the classic lemon bar.
In this image taken on Monday, Nov 5, 2012, paprika lemon bars are shown served on a plate in Concord, N.H.
Rex Welton from the Forsyth Humane Society dropped by again with puppies Paprika & Jack-- who both do very well with dogs and people.
Sunchoke Soup with Mushrooms and Paprika Oil.
He serves the steak thinly sliced, with a lightly smoky, tangy paprika butter.
Prawns with broccoli florets and paprika .
Paprika is a 'literary' spice.
Paprika and peppercorns coat this show-stopper beef tenderloin.
Shrimp in Olive Oil, Garlic and Smoky Paprika .
The Magic of Spain's Smoky Paprika .
Paprika ' offers spicy animation for adults.
The parade's gone by: In a scene from " Paprika ," right, the stern female scientist Dr Chiba is held aloft by a robot.
Cheeseball With Red Pepper, Olives and Smoked Paprika .
Sprinkle bones generously with paprika.
1 tablespoon(s) smoked sweet Spanish paprika.