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 (blĭnts) also blin·tze (blĭn′tsə)
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 Indo-European roots.]
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(blɪnts, ˈblɪnt sə)

also blintz


a thin pancake folded around a filling, as of cheese or fruit, and sautéed or baked.
[1900–05; < Yiddish blintse]
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blintz, blintze - Blintz(e) is from Russian blinets, "little pancake."
See also related terms for pancake.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blintze - (Judaism) thin pancake folded around a filling and fried or bakedblintze - (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
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