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

Definition of blini in English:

plural noun (singular blinblin)

Pancakes made from buckwheat flour and served with sour cream.
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.

Words that rhyme with blini

cine, Finney, finny, Ginny, guinea, hinny, mini, Minnie, ninny, pinny, Pliny, shinny, skinny, spinney, tinny, whinny
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