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tortilla

Translation of tortilla in English:

nombre femenino/feminine noun

  • 1 (de huevos) omelet (inglés norteamericano/American English) omelette (inglés británico/British English) se ha dado (la) vuelta or se ha vuelto la tortilla it's a different story now, the shoe's on the other foot now (inglés norteamericano/American English) the boot's on the other foot now (inglés británico/British English)

    Compounds

    tortilla de papas

    tortilla de patatas

    (España/Spain)
    • Spanish omelet (inglés norteamericano/American English) o/or (inglés británico/British English) omelette

    tortilla española

    • Spanish omelet (inglés norteamericano/American English) o/or (inglés británico/British English) omelette

    tortilla francesa

    • (España/Spain) French o/or plain omelet*

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