a thin pancake rolled with a filling of cottage cheese, fruit, etc.
Origin of blintzYiddish blintze ; from Russian blinec, diminutive of blin, pancake
A thin, rolled blini, usually filled with cottage cheese, folded, sautéed or baked, and often served with sour cream.
Origin of blintzYiddish blintse, from Belarusian blintsy, pl. of blinets, diminutive of blin, pancake, from Old Russian mlinŭ, blinŭ; see mel&schwa;- in Indo-European roots.
From Yiddish בלינצע (blintse). Ultimately from one or more Balto-Slavic source(s); see Plinse for more.