Definition of blini in English:


Syllabification: blin·i
Pronunciation: /ˈblinē, ˈblē-
(also bliny or blinis)

noun (singular blin /blin/)

Pancakes made from buckwheat flour and served with sour cream.
More example sentences
  • Sprinkled with lemon juice, served with oven-warmed blinis and crème fraîche, this was a delicious first course.
  • A blini batter is usually made with buckwheat flour and yeast, but here's a lighter version using all wheat flour with an added crunch of sweetcorn.
  • Serve caviar on warm blini with optional creme fraiche.


Russian (plural); compare with blintz.

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