blintz


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blintz

 (blĭnts) also blin·tze (blĭn′tsə)
n.
A thin pancake, usually wrapped around a cheese filling, sautéed or baked, and topped with sour cream, fruit, or powdered sugar.

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

blintz

(blɪnts) or

blintze

n
(Cookery) a thin pancake folded over a filling usually of apple, cream cheese, or meat
[C20: from Yiddish blintse, from Russian blinyets little pancakes; see blini]

blintz

, blintze - Blintz(e) is from Russian blinets, "little pancake."
See also related terms for pancake.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blintz - (Judaism) thin pancake folded around a filling and fried or bakedblintz - (Judaism) thin pancake folded around a filling and fried or baked
Judaism - the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud
battercake, flannel cake, flannel-cake, flapcake, flapjack, hot cake, hotcake, pancake, griddlecake - a flat cake of thin batter fried on both sides on a griddle
Translations

blintz(e)

n (US Cook) → dünner Pfannkuchen, Crêpe f
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Appetizer and a la carte choices include a cup or bowl of chicken soup with Matzo balls, roast brisket, stuffed cabbage, noodle kugel, or a blintz with sour cream and preserves.
Its old blintz factory, meanwhile, is being eyed by hoteliers in a deal that can be seen as a sign of the post-boom times.
Upon sitting down we immediately received a complementary blintz, a flat tortilla-like patty with delicious brown herring sauce on top.
More than the bagel and the blintz, Yinglish helped develop an attitude, a way of looking at the world, and at Jews.
A 50-foot blintz turned people into sour cream, and it got on top of the Empire State Building.
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The finishing touch is an easy and delicious blintz souffle topped with peach preserves and fresh peaches served in an antique cut-glass compote.