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compote definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: dessert of stewed or baked fruit [syn: compote, fruit compote]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: French, from Old French composte, from Latin composta, feminine of compostus, past participle Date: 1693 1. a dessert of fruit cooked in syrup 2. a bowl of glass, porcelain, or metal usually with a base and stem from which compotes, fruits, nuts, or sweets are served

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. fruit preserved or cooked in syrup. Etymology: F f. OF composte (as COMPOSITE)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Compote Com"pote, n. [F. See Compost.] A preparation of fruit in sirup in such a manner as to preserve its form, either whole, halved, or quartered; as, a compote of pears. --Littr['e].

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(compotes) Compote is fruit stewed with sugar or in syrup. N-VAR

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. See compot




 


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