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blin

[blin] /blɪn/
noun, Russian Cookery.
1.
singular of blini.
Origin of blin
1885-1890
1885-90; < Russian; Old Russian blinŭ, by dissimilation from mlinŭ, noun derivative from base of Russian molótʾ to grind, mélʾnitsa mill; cf. mill1

blini

or blinis, bliny

[blin-ee, blee-nee] /ˈblɪn i, ˈbli ni/
plural noun, singular blin. Russian Cookery.
1.
pancakes made with yeast and either white or buckwheat flour and traditionally served during Shrovetide with caviar and sour cream.
Origin
< Russian bliný, plural of blin blin

bliny

[blin-ee, blee-nee] /ˈblɪn i, ˈbli ni/
plural noun, singular blin.
1.
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blin

/blɪn/
adjective
1.
a Scot word for blind

blini

/ˈblɪnɪ/
plural noun
1.
Russian pancakes made of buckwheat flour and yeast
Word Origin
C19: from Russian: plural of blin, from Old Russian mlinǔ, related to Russian molot' to grind
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