Definitions for "blini"
Russian pancakes of buckwheat flour and yeast, sometimes made from white flour; they are usually served folded over, with caviar and sour cream on the inside; -- properly, it is a plural word (from the Russian plural of blin) but in America, often used as singular; thus the common plural blinis.
Originally from Russia , these small, singular pancakes are made from buckwheat flour and white flour.
Small, leavened buckwheat pancakes; in Russian cuisine, served as an appetizer with sour cream, caviar or smoked fish.