• 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
Your salad dressing is excellent, Donovan, though personally I lean to more of the paprika.
"Rosalind at Red Gate" by Meredith Nicholson
So the cowherd, wishing to utilise the time, suggested that the ferry-man might cook them a "paprikas" of fish.
"The Yellow Rose" by Mór Jókai
Mr. Paprika returned dejectedly to the town council where his colleagues waited to learn the result of his mission.
"The Strange Story of Rab Ráby" by Mór Jókai
The salt becomes indissoluble and the paprika is irrecoverable flotsam.
"The Main Chance" by Meredith Nicholson
Season with salt and paprika, spread on half the omelet, and fold.
"The Myrtle Reed Cook Book" by Myrtle Reed
Melt butter in saucepan; add flour, mix well and add cold milk slowly, stirring until smooth; add cheese, salt, pepper and paprika.
"New Royal Cook Book" by Anonymous
Add paprika, red pepper and salt just before serving.
"Quantity Cookery" by Lenore Richards
Mrs. Richard Mainwaring certainly did stimulate conversation just as paprika stimulates the appetite.
"The Vanity Girl" by Compton Mackenzie
Dish up on platter with paprika sauce, and garnish with paprika potatoes.
"The Hotel St. Francis Cook Book" by Victor Hirtzler
A sprinkling of paprika may be used.
"Foods and Household Management" by Helen Kinne

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.