Blintz meaning

blĭntsə
A thin, rolled blini, usually filled with cottage cheese, folded, sautéed or baked, and often served with sour cream.
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A thin pancake rolled with a filling of cottage cheese, fruit, etc.
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A thin blini (pancake), filled (often with sweet cheese) and folded, then sautéed or baked and often served with sour cream or a sweet sauce.
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Origin of blintz

  • Yiddish blintse from Belarusian blintsy pl. of blinets diminutive of blin pancake from Old Russian mlinŭ, blinŭ melə- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Yiddish בלינצע (blintse). Ultimately from one or more Balto-Slavic source(s); see Plinse for more.

    From Wiktionary