1A powdered spice with a deep orange-red colour and a mildly pungent flavour, made from the dried and ground fruits of certain varieties of pepper.
More example sentences
- Most barbecue sauces are tomato-based and encompass a myriad of spices such as chili powder, paprika, and cumin.
- For a milder flavour replace chilli powder with ground paprika.
- In a food processor, combine the peppers, garlic and bread with the tomato, tomato purée, ground almonds, paprika, chilli, sea salt and pepper and whiz to a rough paste.
late 19th century: from Hungarian.
Definition of paprika in:
- The US English dictionary