Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A thin, rolled blini, usually filled with cottage cheese, folded, sautéed or baked, and often served with sour cream.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Jewish Cookery) a thin wheat pancake folded around a filling (such as cheese or fruit) and sauteed, fried, or baked.

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  • noun A thin blini, filled (often with sweet cheese) and folded, then sautéed or baked and often served with sour cream or a sweet sauce.

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  • noun (Judaism) thin pancake folded around a filling and fried or baked

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Yiddish blintse, from Belarusian blintsy, pl. of blinets, diminutive of blin, pancake, from Old Russian mlinŭ, blinŭ; see melə- in Indo-European roots.]

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From Yiddish בלינצע (blintse)

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