a fried cake made of grated potatoes mixed with beaten eggs, flour, and, usually, onions and seasonings
Origin of latkeYiddish ; from Russian latka, a patch
A pancake, especially one made of grated potato.
Origin of latkeYiddish, 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 elaia, olive.
From Yiddish ×œ×Ö·×˜×§×¢ (latke), from either Russian Ð»Ð°Ñ‚ÐºÐ° (latka, “pastry, patch").