blintze

noun

blin·​tze ˈblin(t)-sə How to pronounce blintze (audio)
variants or blintz
: a thin usually wheat-flour pancake folded to form a casing (as for cheese or fruit) and then sautéed or baked

Examples of blintze in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The brunch entrées include blintzes, eggs benedict, hickory bacon, sausage links, salmon florentine, chicken tagine, roasted duck breast, and wild mushroom risotto. Elaine Rewolinski, Journal Sentinel, 24 Mar. 2023

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Word History

Etymology

Yiddish blintse, of Slavic origin; akin to Ukrainian mlynets', diminutive of mlyn pancake

First Known Use

1903, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of blintze was in 1903

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“Blintze.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blintze. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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