frit·​ta·​ta frē-ˈtä-tə How to pronounce frittata (audio)
: an unfolded omelet often containing chopped vegetables or meats

Examples of frittata in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Its menu includes traditional breakfast items like skillet scrambles, eggs Benedicts, frittatas and more. Jessica Rodriguez, Journal Sentinel, 2 May 2024 Overcooked frittata is dry and rubbery, so start checking for doneness after 15 minutes. Robin Miller, The Arizona Republic, 7 Mar. 2024 The menu is full of scrambles, frittatas, hashes and Benedicts, like West Coast breakfast cafes. Bud Kennedy, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 13 May 2024 Teatro’s weekly brunch menu includes entrees such as a spaghetti carbonara frittata, Caprese or Caesar salads, avocado toast, pastas and sandwiches. Bud Kennedy, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 6 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for frittata 

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Word History


Italian, from fritto fried — more at frit entry 1

First Known Use

1877, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of frittata was in 1877

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Cite this Entry

“Frittata.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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