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omeletten. [F. omelette, OF. amelette, alumete, alumelle, perh. fr. L. lamella. Cf. Lamella.].
     A dish consisting of eggs beaten up with a little flour, etc., and cooked in a frying pan until just set into a semisolid consistency; it may be folded around e.g. ham or cheese or jelly; as, a plain omelet. When additional ingredients are mixed in, the names of the ingredients may be mentioned in the name of the omelet; as, a ham and cheese omelet; a bacon and cheese omelet  [1913 Webster]
western omelet an omelet containing chopped pieces of ham, onion, and green peppers.


omelette, n. (also omelet) a dish of beaten eggs cooked in a frying-pan and served plain or with a savoury or sweet filling.

F omelette, obs. amelette by metathesis f. alumette var. of alumelle f. lemele knife-blade f. L lamella: see LAMELLA

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