Omelet meaning

ŏm'ə-lĭt, ŏm'lĭt
A dish consisting of beaten eggs cooked until set and folded over, often around a filling.
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A dish consisting of beaten eggs, seasonings, etc., cooked or baked in a flat mass and usually served folded over, often with a filling as of jelly, cheese, or mushrooms.
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(American) Alternative form of omelette.
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Origin of omelet

  • 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
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition