blintze

noun
blin·​tze | \ˈblin(t)-sə \
variants: or blintz \ ˈblin(t)s \

Definition of blintze 

: a thin usually wheat-flour pancake folded to form a casing (as for cheese or fruit) and then sautéed or baked

First Known Use of blintze

1903, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for blintze

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

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