blintze

[ blints, blint-suh ]
/ blɪnts, ˈblɪnt sə /

noun Jewish Cookery.

a thin pancake folded or rolled around a filling, as of cheese or fruit, and fried or baked.

Nearby words

  1. blinking,
  2. blinkingly,
  3. blinks,
  4. blinky,
  5. blintz,
  6. bliny,
  7. blip,
  8. blipping,
  9. blipvert,
  10. bliss

Also blintz [blints] /blɪnts/.

Origin of blintze

1900–05; < Yiddish blintse; compare Byelorussian blints-, stem of blinéts, diminutive of blin pancake; see blin

Can be confusedblintze blitz

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British Dictionary definitions for blintz

blintz

blintze

/ (blɪnts) /

noun

a thin pancake folded over a filling usually of apple, cream cheese, or meat

Word Origin for blintz

C20: from Yiddish blintse, from Russian blinyets little pancakes; see blini

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Word Origin and History for blintz

blintz

n.

1903, from Yiddish blintze, from Russian blinyets, diminutive of blin "pancake," from Old Russian blinu.

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