omelet


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om·e·let

also om·e·lette  (ŏm′ə-lĭt, ŏm′lĭt)
n.
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.]

om•e•let

or om•e•lette

(ˈɒm lɪt, ˈɒm ə-)

n.
a dish of beaten eggs cooked until set and often served folded around a filling, as of cheese, ham, or mushrooms.
[1605–15; < French omelette, derivative of lalemelle literally, thin plate, alter. of lemelle < Latin lāmella. See lamella, -et]

omelet

, omelette - Omelet has also been written omelette, amulet, and aumelet; omelet's root sense is "thin layer" or "crepe," and it was first described in English as a "pancake of eggs."
See also related terms for pancake.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.omelet - beaten eggs or an egg mixture cooked until just setomelet - 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
egg foo yong, egg fu yung - omelet containing onions and celery and chopped meat or fish
Translations
أُومْلِيتُعِجَّة بَيْض
omeleta
omelet
munakas
omlet
eggjakaka
オムレツ
오믈렛
omlete
omeleta
omelett
ไข่เจียว
trứng ốp lết

omelet

omelette [ˈɒmlɪt] Nomellete f, tortilla f francesa, torta f de huevos (Mex)
you can't make an omelet(te) without breaking eggsno se puede hacer tortillas sin romper huevos

omelette,

omelet

(ˈomlit) noun
eggs beaten and fried sometimes with vegetables, meat etc. a mushroom omelette.

omelet

أُومْلِيتُ omeleta omelet Omelett ομελέτα tortilla munakas omelette omlet omelette オムレツ 오믈렛 omelet omelett omlet omeleta, omelete омлет omelett ไข่เจียว omlet trứng ốp lết 煎蛋
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