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Noun: paprika  pa'pree-ku [N. Amer], pa-pri-ku or pu'pree-ku [Brit]
  1. Plant bearing large mild thick-walled usually bell-shaped fruits; the principal salad peppers
    - sweet pepper, bell pepper, pimento, pimiento, sweet pepper plant, Capsicum annuum grossum
  2. A mild powdered seasoning made from dried pimientos

Derived forms: paprikas

Type of: capsicum, capsicum pepper plant, flavor [US], flavorer [US], flavoring [US], flavour [Brit, Cdn], flavourer [Brit, Cdn], flavouring [Brit, Cdn], pepper, seasoner, seasoning

Part of: Capsicum, genus Capsicum

Encyclopedia: Paprika