Blintz

blintze

[blints, blint-suh]
noun Jewish Cookery.
a thin pancake folded or rolled around a filling, as of cheese or fruit, and fried or baked.
Also, blintz [blints] .


Origin:
1900–05; < Yiddish blintse; compare Byelorussian blints-, stem of blinéts, diminutive of blin pancake; see blin

blintze, blitz.
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blintz or blintze (blɪnts)
 
n
a thin pancake folded over a filling usually of apple, cream cheese, or meat
 
[C20: from Yiddish blintse, from Russian blinyets little pancakes; see blini]
 
blintze or blintze
 
n
 
[C20: from Yiddish blintse, from Russian blinyets little pancakes; see blini]

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blintz
1903, from Yiddish blintze, from Rus. blinyets, dim. of blin "pancake."
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