or blin·is, blin·y
plural noun, singular blin. Russian Cookery.
pancakes made with yeast and either white or buckwheat flour and traditionally served during Shrovetide with caviar and sour cream.
Origin of blini
< Russian bliný, plural of blin blin
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She picked at her caviar and blini glumly and poked at her computer.Makers
bliny or blinis (ˈblɪnɪz)
Russian pancakes made of buckwheat flour and yeast
Word Origin for blini
C19: from Russian: plural of blin, from Old Russian mlinǔ, related to Russian molot' to grind
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