paprika









paprika


noun

  1. a red, powdery condiment derived from dried, ripe sweet peppers.

adjective

  1. cooked or seasoned with paprika.

noun

  1. a mild powdered seasoning made from a sweet variety of red pepper
  2. the fruit or plant from which this seasoning is obtained

n.1896, from German Paprika, from Hungarian paprika, a diminutive from Serbo-Croatian papar “pepper,” from Latin piper or Modern Greek piperi (see pepper (n.)). A condiment made from a New World plant, grown by the Turks at Buda from 1529.

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