[ fri-tah-tuh; Italian freet-tah-tah ]
/ frɪˈtɑ tə; Italian fritˈtɑ tɑ /
noun, plural frit·ta·tas, Italian frit·ta·te [freet-tah-te] /fritˈtɑ tɛ/. Italian Cookery.
an omelet resembling a large pancake and containing vegetables, seasonings, and often ricotta, Parmesan, or other cheese.
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Origin of frittata
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/ (frɪˈtɑːtə) /
an Italian dish made with eggs and chopped vegetables or meat, resembling a flat thick omelette
Word Origin for frittata
C20: Italian, from fritto, past participle of friggere to fry
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1884, from Italian frittata, from fritto "fried" (see frit).
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