rotisserie


1ro·tis·ser·ie

noun \rō-ˈtis-rē, -ˈti-sə-\

: a piece of equipment that turns meat over a source of heat so that it cooks on all sides

Full Definition of ROTISSERIE

1
:  a restaurant specializing in broiled and barbecued meats
2
:  an appliance fitted with a spit on which food is rotated before or over a source of heat

Origin of ROTISSERIE

French rôtisserie, from Middle French rostisserie, from rostir to roast — more at roast
First Known Use: circa 1920

2rotisserie

adjective, often capitalized

Definition of ROTISSERIE

:  of, relating to, or being a sports league consisting of imaginary teams whose performance is based on the statistics of actual players <a rotisserie baseball league>

Origin of ROTISSERIE

from La Rotisserie Française, restaurant in New York City where a group of fans began the organization of a fantasy baseball league in 1979
First Known Use: 1980

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