om·e·let | \ˈäm-lət, ˈä-mə-\
variants: or omelette

Definition of omelet 

: beaten eggs cooked without stirring until set and served folded in half Her omelet had a filling of cheese, peppers, and meat.

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The Crowne Plaza Redondo Beach is hosting a Champagne brunch featuring live music, a carving station, seafood display, pasta station, made-to-order omelets and more. Julie Giuffrida,, "Where to take mom for Mother's Day brunch," 3 May 2018 The petite pan’s gently sloped sides are ideal for practicing your pan-flip, rolling omelets, or spooning up hot brown butter to baste a pork chop. Christina Chaey, Bon Appetit, "4 Beautiful New-School Cast-Iron Skillets We’d Cook With Every Day," 5 Apr. 2018 Bring your sweetie or your whole family and experience an elaborate array of foods; including made-to-order omelets, a carving station, seafood, desserts, and more. Annie Alleman, Aurora Beacon-News, "In the mood for love?," 30 Jan. 2018 Customers can add caviar to their omelets for an extra fee. Joyce Smith, kansascity, "Iconic Savoy restaurant aims for 'throwback' feel with fun, like blue cotton candy," 30 June 2018 Try the kookoo sabzi, a green herb omelet served with crispy saffron rice. Sunset, "One Perfect Day in Boulder," 22 Jan. 2018 Cantina Laredo Moms can indulge in a modern Mexican midday meal at this River North spot with brunch dishes ranging from chicken fajita omelets to huevos rancheros to chilaquiles. Christen A. Johnson,, "25 Mother's Day brunch spots to wine and dine mom," 30 Apr. 2018 Few legal strokes would be as disruptive, yet fully avoidable, as trying to unscramble the Obergefell omelet. Walter Olson, WSJ, "Gay Marriage Is Here to Stay, Even With a Conservative Court," 8 July 2018 Items include omelet and Benedict stations, French toast, Brandt beef hash, biscuits and gravy, a dessert buffet and a few Mexican items for former fans of La Paloma. Pam Kragen,, "Vista's new Wildwood filling niche with music, Creole-inspired cuisine," 25 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of omelet

circa 1611, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for omelet

French omelette, alteration of Middle French amelette, alemette, alteration of alemelle thin plate, ultimately from Latin lamella, diminutive of lamina

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English Language Learners 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


variants: or omelette \ˈäm-lət, ˈä-mə-lət \

Kids Definition of omelet

: beaten eggs cooked without stirring until firm and folded in half often with a filling

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