western omelet
noun Date: 1951 an omelet made usually with diced ham, green pepper, and onion — called also Denver omelet

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • western omelet — omelet om e*let, omelette om e*lette, n. [F. omelette, OF. amelette, alumete, alumelle, perh. fr. L. lamella. Cf. {Lamella}.] (Cookery) A dish consisting of eggs beaten up with a little flour, etc., and cooked in a frying pan until just set into… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • western omelet — ☆ western omelet or Western n. an omelet prepared with diced green pepper, onion, and ham …   English World dictionary

  • western omelet — noun a firm omelet that has diced ham and peppers and onions • Hypernyms: ↑firm omelet …   Useful english dictionary

  • western omelet — an omelet prepared with diced green peppers, onions, and ham. [1935 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • western omelet — west′ern om′elet n. coo an omelet containing chopped ham, onions, and green peppers • Etymology: 1935–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • omelet — om e*let, omelette om e*lette, n. [F. omelette, OF. amelette, alumete, alumelle, perh. fr. L. lamella. Cf. {Lamella}.] (Cookery) A dish consisting of eggs beaten up with a little flour, etc., and cooked in a frying pan until just set into a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • omelet — n. 1) to make an omelet 2) a cheese; mushroom; plain; Spanish; Western omelet * * * [ ɒmlɪt] Spanish Western omelet mushroom plain a cheese to make an omelet …   Combinatory dictionary

  • western sandwich — noun a sandwich made from a western omelet • Syn: ↑western • Hypernyms: ↑sandwich …   Useful english dictionary

  • western sandwich — noun Date: 1924 a sandwich filled with a western omelet called also Denver sandwich …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • western sandwich — a sandwich with a western omelet for a filling. * * * …   Universalium

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