Definition of blini in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈblɪni/
Pronunciation: /ˈbliːni/
(also bliny or blinis)

plural noun (singular blin)

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).

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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