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Noun1.bliny - Russian pancake of buckwheat flour and yeastbliny - Russian pancake of buckwheat flour and yeast; usually served with caviar and sour cream
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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The most characteristic food of Maslenitsa is bliny thin pancakes or crepes, made from the rich foods still allowed by the Orthodox tradition that week: butter, eggs and milk.
In Slavic mythology, Maslenitsa is a sun festival, celebrating the imminent end of the winter.The most characteristic food of Maslenitsa is bliny (Russian pancakes), popularly taken to symbolize the sun.
Under his birth name, Isidor Feinstein, Stone was given the undercover name "bliny" or pancake and asked to supply tidbits of information and to recruit or identify other possible agents or informants.
The pre-Lenten festival required bliny [pancakes], so bliny recipes he would provide.
[Ketchian] The Russian word here is bliny, which is often translated as "pancakes," although bliny resemble crepes as much as, if not more, than they do pancakes.