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blin

[blin] /blɪn/
noun, Russian Cookery.
1.
singular of blini.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; < Russian; Old Russian blinŭ, by dissimilation from mlinŭ, noun derivative from base of Russian molótʾ to grind, mélʾnitsa mill; cf. mill1

blini

[blin-ee, blee-nee] /ˈblɪn i, ˈbli ni/
plural noun, singular blin. Russian Cookery.
1.
pancakes made with yeast and either white or buckwheat flour and traditionally served during Shrovetide with caviar and sour cream.
Also, blinis, bliny.
Origin
< Russian bliný, plural of blin blin

bliny

[blin-ee, blee-nee] /ˈblɪn i, ˈbli ni/
plural noun, singular blin.
1.
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British Dictionary definitions for blin

blin

/blɪn/
adjective
1.
a Scot word for blind

blini

/ˈblɪnɪ/
plural noun
1.
Russian pancakes made of buckwheat flour and yeast
Word Origin
C19: from Russian: plural of blin, from Old Russian mlinǔ, related to Russian molot' to grind
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