frit·ta·ta (frĭ-tätə, frēt-tätə)
An open-faced omelet with ingredients, such as cheese or vegetables, mixed into the eggs rather than used as a filling.
[Italian, from fritto, past participle of friggere, to fry; see FRIT.]
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