Etymology
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frittata (n.)

1884, from Italian frittata "a fritter," from fritto "fried," past participle of friggere, from Latin frigere (see fry (v.)). Earlier in English as frittado (1630s).

updated on January 10, 2015

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Definitions of frittata from WordNet

frittata (n.)
Italian omelet with diced vegetables and meats; cooked until bottom is set then inverted into another pan to cook the top;
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