noun com·pote \ˈkäm-ˌpōt\

: a dessert made of fruits cooked with sugar

Full Definition of COMPOTE

:  a dessert of fruit cooked in syrup
:  a bowl of glass, porcelain, or metal usually with a base and stem from which compotes, fruits, nuts, or sweets are served

Origin of COMPOTE

French, from Old French composte, from Latin composta, feminine of compostus, past participle
First Known Use: 1693


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