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blintze

[blints, blint-suh] /blɪnts, ˈblɪnt sə/
noun, Jewish Cookery.
1.
a thin pancake folded or rolled around a filling, as of cheese or fruit, and fried or baked.
Also, blintz
[blints] /blɪnts/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; < Yiddish blintse; compare Byelorussian blints-, stem of blinéts, diminutive of blin pancake; see blin
Can be confused
blintze, blitz.
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British Dictionary definitions for blintze

blintz

/blɪnts/
noun
1.
a thin pancake folded over a filling usually of apple, cream cheese, or meat
Word Origin
C20: from Yiddish blintse, from Russian blinyets little pancakes; see blini
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