I. noun Etymology: French rôtisserie, from Middle French rostisserie, from rostir to roast — more at roast Date: circa 1920 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 II. adjective Usage: often capitalized Etymology: from La Rotisserie Française, restaurant in New York City where a group of fans began the organization of a fantasy baseball league in 1979 Date: 1980 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

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • rôtisserie — [ rɔtisri ] n. f. • rostisserie v. 1460; de rôtir ♦ Anciennt Boutique de rôtisseur, où l on vendait des viandes rôties et où on les mangeait. Mod. (repris comme auberge, hostellerie, etc.) Restaurant où l on mange des grillades. ● rôtisserie nom… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • rotisserie — 1868, restaurant where meat is roasted on a spit, from Fr. rôtisserie shop selling cooked food, restaurant, from prp. stem of rôtir to roast, from O.Fr. rostir (see ROAST (Cf. roast)). As an in home cooking apparatus, attested from 1953.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • rotisserie — ☆ rotisserie [rō tis′ər ē ] n. [Fr < MFr rostisserie < rostisseur, one who roasts meats for sale < rostir, to ROAST] 1. a shop where meats are roasted and sold 2. a grill with an electrically turned spit adj. [< Rotisserie League… …   English World dictionary

  • rotisserie — ► NOUN 1) a restaurant specializing in roasted or barbecued meat. 2) a rotating spit for roasting and barbecuing meat. ORIGIN French, from rôtir to roast …   English terms dictionary

  • Rotisserie — Chicken cooking on a horizontal rotisserie For the fantasy sports game, see Rotisserie sports. Rotisserie is a style of roasting where meat is skewered on a spit a long solid rod used to hold food while it is being cooked over a fire in a… …   Wikipedia

  • Rotisserie — Ro|tis|se|rie 〈f. 19〉 Restaurant, in dem Fleischgerichte auf dem Grill vor den Gästen zubereitet werden [frz. rôtisserie, zu rôtir „auf dem Rost braten“] * * * Ro|tis|se|rie, die; , n [frz. rôtisserie, zu: rôtir = braten, rösten]: Restaurant, in… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • RÔTISSERIE — s. f. Le lieu où les rôtisseurs vendent leurs viandes rôties ou prêtes à rôtir. Aller à la rôtisserie chercher quelque chose pour dîner. La rôtisserie était bien garnie de viande et de gibier …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

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  • rotisserie — UK [rəʊˈtɪsərɪ] / US [roʊˈtɪsərɪ] noun [countable] Word forms rotisserie : singular rotisserie plural rotisseries a piece of equipment used for cooking meat by turning it around continuously on a long narrow piece of metal called a spit …   English dictionary

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