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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
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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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