blin

blin

[blin]

Origin:
1885–90; < Russian; Old Russian blinŭ, by dissimilation from mlinŭ, noun derivative from base of Russian molótʾ to grind, mélʾnitsa mill; cf. mill1

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blini

[blin-ee, blee-nee]
plural noun, singular blin. Russian Cookery.
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]
plural noun, singular blin.
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blin (blɪn)
 
adj
a Scot word for blind

blini, bliny or blinis (ˈblɪnɪ, ˈblɪnɪz)
 
pl n
Russian pancakes made of buckwheat flour and yeast
 
[C19: from Russian: plural of blin, from Old Russian mlinǔ, related to Russian molot' to grind]
 
bliny, bliny or blinis
 
pl n
 
[C19: from Russian: plural of blin, from Old Russian mlinǔ, related to Russian molot' to grind]
 
blinis, bliny or blinis
 
pl n
 
[C19: from Russian: plural of blin, from Old Russian mlinǔ, related to Russian molot' to grind]

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