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blin

play
noun \ˈblin\

Definition of blin

plural bli·ni play \ˈblē-nē, ˈbli-; blə-ˈnē\ or bli·nis play \ˈblē-nēz, ˈbli-; blə-ˈnēz\

  1. :  a thin often buckwheat pancake usually filled (as with sour cream) and folded



Origin of blin

Russian


First Known Use: 1888

Rhymes with blin


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