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n. pl. blini
A light pancake served with melted butter, sour cream, and other garnishes such as caviar.
[Russian bliny, pl. of blin, pancake, from Old Russian mlinŭ, blinŭ; see melə- in Indo-European roots.]
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(Cookery) Russian pancakes made of buckwheat flour and yeast
[C19: from Russian: plural of blin, from Old Russian mlinǔ, related to Russian molot' to grind]
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blin•i(ˈblɪn i, ˈbli ni)
n., pl. blin•i, blin•is.
a small yeast-raised pancake, usu. made with buckwheat flour and often served with caviar and sour cream.
[< Russian bliný, pl. of blin; Old Russian blinŭ]
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A Russian pancake made of buckwheat and yeast.
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