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An omelette containing chopped vegetables, especially potatoes, often served open rather than folded.
- ‘I wanted to get stuff to make you a Spanish omelette.’
- ‘I had Tortilla de patatas, or so-called Spanish omelette in my mind, but couldn't even bother to start looking for recipes, so I just whipped something up.’
- ‘Now I'm in Spain I've gotten to enjoy the Spanish omelette, they are really tasty.’
- ‘We have heard of a Spanish omelette, which means a stuffed omelette.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.