from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small light pancake served with melted butter, sour cream, and other garnishes such as caviar.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A small pancake, of Russian origin, made from buckwheat flour; traditionally served with melted butter, sour cream and caviar or smoked salmon
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. Russian pancakes of buckwheat flour and yeast, sometimes made from white flour; they are usually served folded over, with caviar and sour cream on the inside; -- properly, it is a plural word (from the Russian plural of blin) but in America, often used as singular; thus the common plural blinis.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. Russian pancake of buckwheat flour and yeast; usually served with caviar and sour cream
Russian bliny, pl. of blin, pancake, from Old Russian mlinŭ, blinŭ.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Russian блины (bliný), singular блин (blin) (Wiktionary)