Definition of smetana in English:

smetana

noun

mass noun
  • Sour cream.

    • ‘The local variety of sour cream, smetana is often sweeter than is common in the West, closer actually to heavy cream.’
    • ‘They prepare a variety of rich and tasty soups, which are almost always served with a dollop of sour cream, or smetana.’

Origin

Russian, from smetatʹ ‘sweep off’.

Pronunciation

smetana

/ˈsmɛtənə/