from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. same as blini.

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


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  • Lovers of bliny - those toasty Russian pancakes served with sour cream and caviar - should be in carbohydrate heaven when the Russian Cultural Center of Texas celebrates

    Houston Press | Complete Issue

  • Many Russians make pancakes, or bliny, for the holiday and organize open air festivities with contests and concerts.


  • In Russia Shrove Tuesday is called Maslenitsa [Масленица-Butter Maiden] and it involves bliny [блины-pancakes], covered in smetana [сметана-sour cream] with ikra [икра-caviar] on top washed down with vodka [водка-little water].

    Before The Fast


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