A plate of latkes.
latke definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Yiddish ; from Russian latka, a patch
latke definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Yiddish, from Ukrainian oladka, from Old Russian, diminutive of olad'ya, from Greek eladia, pl. of eladion, little oily thing, diminutive of elaion, olive oil, from elaiā, olive.