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om·e·letalso om·e·lette (ŏm′ə-lĭt, ŏm′lĭt)
A dish consisting of beaten eggs cooked until set and folded over, often around a filling.
[French omelette, from Old French amlette, alteration of alumette, variant of alumelle, probably from (la) lemelle, (the) knife blade, from Latin lāmella, diminutive of lāmina, thin plate.]
(Cookery) a savoury or sweet dish of beaten eggs cooked in fat
[C17: from French omelette, changed from alumette, from alumelle sword blade, changed by mistaken division from la lemelle, from Latin (see lamella); apparently from the flat shape of the omelette]
See also related terms for pancake.
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|Noun||1.||omelette - beaten eggs or an egg mixture cooked until just set; may be folded around e.g. ham or cheese or jelly|
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
firm omelet - eggs beaten with milk or cream and cooked until set
fluffy omelet - souffle-like omelet made by beating and adding the whites separately
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