Compote dish

Compote dish
Compote dish Com"pote dish` a compote[2]. [PJC] ||

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  • Compote — Com pote (k[o^]m p[=o]t), n. [F. See {Compost}.] 1. 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]. [1913 Webster] 2. a bowl shaped dish having a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • compote — [käm′pōt΄] n. [Fr: see COMPOST] 1. a dish of fruits stewed in a syrup ☆ 2. a long stemmed dish for serving candy, fruit, nuts, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Compote — For Compote, see Compote (disambiguation). Not to be confused with Kompot. A rhubarb and apple compote. Compote (French for mixture ) is a dessert originating from 17th century France made of whole or pieces of fruit in sugar syrup. Whole fruits… …   Wikipedia

  • Compote (disambiguation) — A compote can be: Compote, a dessert of stewed fruits Compote (game dish), a stewed game meat dish Compote or Kompot is a common name of Polish heroin. See also Kompot, a punch like fruit drink. This disambiguation page lists articles associated… …   Wikipedia

  • Compote (game dish) — For other uses, see Compote (disambiguation). A compote is a dish made from game meats. Examples of game meats used are rabbit, partridge and pigeon. The meats are cooked in a roux for a long time over low heat along with pearl onions and bacon… …   Wikipedia

  • dish — Synonyms and related words: KO, antepast, autoclave, babble, baffle, bail, balk, billy, blast, boil, bowl, brave, broil, bucket, cackle, caddy, cage, can, canister, casserole, cave, cave in, challenge, chat, checkmate, china, chinaware,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • compote —   n. mixed fruit with syrup; mixed savoury dish.    ♦ compotier, n. dish for this …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • compote — /kom poht/; Fr. /kawonn pawt /, n., pl. compotes / pohts/; Fr. / pawt /. 1. fruit stewed or cooked in a syrup, usually served as a dessert. 2. Also, compotier. a dish, usually of glass, china, or silver, having a base, stem, and often a lid, and… …   Universalium

  • compote — noun a) A dessert made of fruit cooked in sugary syrup. b) A dish used for serving fruit …   Wiktionary

  • compote —    (kom POHT) [French, from Latin: composite] Fruit that has been cooked or stewed in sugar syrup, often served in a dish called a compotier …   Dictionary of foreign words and phrases

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