frittata

[fri-tah-tuh; Italian freet-tah-tah]
noun, plural frittatas Italian, frittate [freet-tah-te] . Italian Cookery.
an omelet resembling a large pancake and containing vegetables, seasonings, and often ricotta, Parmesan, or other cheese.

Origin:
1930–35; < Italian: omelet, equivalent to fritt(o) fried (see frit) + -ata -ade1

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frittata (frɪˈtɑːtə)
 
n
an Italian dish made with eggs and chopped vegetables or meat, resembling a flat thick omelette
 
[C20: Italian, from fritto, past participle of friggere to fry]

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frittata
1884, from It. frittata, from fritto "fried" (see frit).
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Example sentences
With a frittata, having guests over for brunch doesn't have to be expensive or
  time- consuming.
Think of a frittata as an omelet made effortless: no fussing or folding here.
Frittata: fold cooked greens into an omelet, top with grated cheese.
Spinach brings a variety of nutrients to this appealing frittata.
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