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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.]
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omelette

(ˈɒmlɪt) or

omelet

n
(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]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.omelette - beaten eggs or an egg mixture cooked until just setomelette - 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
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Translations
omeleta
omelet
munakasomeletti
omlet
omletttojáslepény
eggjakaka
オムレツ
오믈렛
omletas
omlete
omeleta
omleta
omelett
ไข่เจียว
trứng ốp lết

omelette

omelet [ˈɒmlɪt ˈɒmlət] nomelette f
cheese omelette → omelette au fromage omelette panomelette pan npoêle f à frire
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

omelette

, (US) omelet
nOmelett(e) nt; you can’t make an omelette without breaking eggs (Prov) → wo gehobelt wird, da fallen Späne (Prov)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

omelette

omelet [ˈɒmlɪt] nfrittata, omelette f inv
ham/cheese omelette → omelette al prosciutto/al formaggio
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

omelette,

omelet

(ˈomlit) noun
eggs beaten and fried sometimes with vegetables, meat etc. a mushroom omelette.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

omelette

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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References in classic literature ?
Oh, the lots of omelettes all frying together in my head; and all frying wrong!
So long as the hens lay eggs and the cow gives milk we can have omelettes and junket.
the hair which is not on the heads of your hussies one finds in your omelettes. Old woman!
If his omelettes - if his fricandeaux were inestimable, what littérateur of that day would not have given twice as much for an "Idée de Bon-Bon" as for all the trash of "Idées" of all the rest of the savants ?
Hot mutton chops, fried chicken, omelettes, fried potatoes and coffee-- all excellent.
Rouletabille took the eggs, which had been brought to him in a bowl, and the meat which was on a dish, placed all carefully beside him in the chimney, unhooked a frying-pan and a gridiron, and began to beat up our omelette before proceeding to grill our beefsteak.
"May I ask you to bring up some herbs from the farm- garden to make a savoury omelette? Sage and thyme, and mint and two onions, and some parsley.
They sat down at a vacant table and waited for the omelette which was the first article on the bill of fare.
" 'Get on with my omelette,' he says, 'and do not bother yourself about that.
An excellent omelette, and cutlets cooked to perfection, he sent away untasted--he, whose appetite never failed him, whose digestion was still equal to any demands on it!
At a wayside restaurant I partook of an omelette and some wine, and was charged for the idyllic repast a thaler and a half.
There was watercress soup, and sole, and a delightful omelette stuffed with mushrooms and truffles, and two small rare ducklings, and artichokes, and a dry yellow Rhone wine of which Bartley had always been very fond.