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omelet

omelet

noun om·e·let \ˈäm-lət, ˈä-mə-\

: a dish made from eggs that are mixed together, cooked without stirring, and served folded in half often with a filling of cheese, vegetables, or meat

Full Definition of OMELET

:  beaten eggs cooked without stirring until set and served folded in half

Variants of OMELET

om·e·let or om·e·lette \ˈäm-lət, ˈä-mə-\

Origin of OMELET

French omelette, alteration of Middle French amelette, alemette, alteration of alemelle thin plate, ultimately from Latin lamella, diminutive of lamina
First Known Use: circa 1611

Other Food Terms

Reuben, calamari, chuck, curry, edamame, foie gras, hummus, leaven, nonpareil, peel

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