paprika means: Hungarian for sweet red pepper. This spicy seasoning is made from sweet red peppers. This seasoning is often used in ragouts and stuffings as well as to garnish dishes. (in Cooking Dictionary)
What else does paprika mean?
- Mixture of dried red-skinned chililes. The flavor ranges from mildly sweet to spicy and hot to bitter and moderately heat. Also known as Hungarian pepper. (in Cooking Dictionary)
- Powdered seasoning made with sweet red peppers. It can be mildly or hot. (in Merlin Dictionary)
- Dark to dark or vibrant reddish orange (in Merlin Dictionary)