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rotisserie

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noun ro·tis·ser·ie \rō-ˈtis-rē, -ˈti-sə-\

Simple Definition of rotisserie

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

Full Definition of rotisserie

  1. 1 :  a restaurant specializing in broiled and barbecued meats

  2. 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


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rotisserie

adjective ro·tis·ser·ie

Definition of rotisserie

  1. :  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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