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Pimiento vs. Paprika

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Main Difference

The main difference between Pimiento and Paprika is that the Pimiento is a Cultivar of Capsicum annuum and Paprika is a spice made from ground, dried fruits of Capsicum annuum.

Wikipedia
  • Pimiento (noun)

    syn of pimento, a cultivar of Capsicum annuum.

  • Paprika (noun)

    Powdered spice made from dried and ground fruits of sweet pepper (bell pepper) or chili pepper (cultivars of Capsicum annuum), or mixtures of these (used especially in Hungarian cooking).

  • Paprika (noun)

    A variety of the spice.

  • Paprika (noun)

    A dried but not yet ground fruit of sweet pepper (bell pepper) or chili pepper sold for use as a spice.

  • Paprika (noun)

    A bright reddish orange colour resembling that of the ground spice.

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  • Paprika (adjective)

    Of a bright reddish orange colour, like that of the dried paprika.

Wiktionary
  • Pimiento (noun)

    a red sweet pepper

    "a casserole of devilled pimiento"

  • Paprika (noun)

    a 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.

  • Paprika (noun)

    a deep orange-red colour.

Oxford Dictionary
  • Pimiento (noun)

    The Spanish sweet pepper, the fruit of which is used as a vegetable, to stuff olives, etc.; also the fruit itself. Also called pimento.

  • Paprika (noun)

    The dried ripened fruit of Capsicum annuum or various other species of pepper; also, the mildly pungent condiment prepared from it.

Webster Dictionary
  • Pimiento (noun)

    plant bearing large mild thick-walled usually bell-shaped fruits; the principal salad peppers

  • Pimiento (noun)

    fully ripened sweet red pepper; usually cooked

  • Paprika (noun)

    plant bearing large mild thick-walled usually bell-shaped fruits; the principal salad peppers

  • Paprika (noun)

    a mild powdered seasoning made from dried pimientos

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