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omelet

noun om·e·let \ˈäm-lət, ˈä-mə-\

Simple Definition of omelet

  • : 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

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

Variants of omelet

or om·e·lette play \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



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