- omelette:  The omelette seems to have been named for its thinness, like a sheet of metal. The word was borrowed from French omelette, the modern descendant of Old French amelette. This meant literally ‘thin sheet of metal’, and was an alteration, by metathesis (the reversal of sounds) of alumette. This in turn was a variant of alumelle, which arose through the mistaking of la lemelle ‘the blade’ as l’alemelle. And lemelle goes back to Latin lāmella ‘thin sheet of metal’, a diminutive form of lāmina ‘plate, layer’ (from which English gets laminate ).
- 1. Place the omelette under a gentle grill until the top is set.
- 2. This delicious variation on an omelette is quick and easy to prepare.
- 3. He stabbed at the omelette with his fork.
- 4. Use extra vegetables to bulk up the omelette.
- 5. Fold the omelette in half.
[ omelette 造句 ]