compote

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noun com·pote \ˈkäm-ˌpōt\

Definition of compote

  1. 1 :  a dessert of fruit cooked in syrup

  2. 2 :  a bowl of glass, porcelain, or metal usually with a base and stem from which compotes, fruits, nuts, or sweets are served

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Origin and Etymology of compote

French, from Old French composte, from Latin composta, feminine of compostus, past participle


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Definition of compote for English Language Learners

  • : a dessert made of fruits cooked with sugar

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