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ruffled thumbprint-style compote made by the Fenton Art Glass Company

com·pote

 (kŏm′pōt)
n.
1. Fruit stewed or cooked in syrup.
2. A long-stemmed dish used for holding fruit, nuts, or candy.

[French, from Old French composte, mixture, from Latin composita, feminine past participle of compōnere, to put together; see component.]

compote

(ˈkɒmpəʊt; French kɔ̃pɔt)
n
(Cookery) a dish of fruit stewed with sugar or in a syrup and served hot or cold
[C17: from French composte, from Latin composita, feminine of compositus put in place; see composite]

com•pote

(ˈkɒm poʊt)

n.
1. fruit stewed or cooked in a syrup, usu. served as a dessert.
2. a stemmed dish, often with a lid, for serving fruit, nuts, candy, etc.
[1685–95; < French; Old French composte < Latin composita, feminine of compositus composite; compare compost]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.compote - dessert of stewed or baked fruitcompote - dessert of stewed or baked fruit  
afters, dessert, sweet - a dish served as the last course of a meal
Translations

compote

[ˈkɒmpəʊt] Ncompota f

compote

[ˈkɒmpəʊt] ncompote f

compote

nKompott nt

compote

[ˈkɒmpəʊt] n (Culin) → composta, conserva di frutta
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Five are making compote (which meant compost), "four are shifting the oats for fear of a touch of mildew, Konstantin Dmitrievitch.
Contract award: open tender granted in part for the supply of foodstuffs for the supply of concentrate supply special compotes (no matter mat / 64-97 / 2015).
Yeo Valley has refreshed its packaging for all three compotes
A family firm established in 1993, Beacon Foods employs around 100 people and is a leading specialist producer of roasted and char grilled vegetables and fruit, relishes, chutneys, sauces and compotes.
The three compotes contain about 50% fruit and no added colours or flavours.
Drop the edible flowers in iced drinks, green salads, and fruit compotes, or sprinkle them over sliced cucumbers.
The syrups can also be used to enhance and kick up the flavor a notch in fruit salads, fruit compotes, fruit salsas, sauces and more.
In per capita terms, the French lead by a clear margin, thanks largely to the established and sizeable nature of the individual fruit compotes category in that country.
Contract notice: Open tender granted in part for the supply of food for the supply of concentrate compotes special delivery (no matter mat / 64-97 / 2015).
Beacon Foods previously relied on a 400-litre brat pan, which produced an extensive portfolio of recipes including blanched and steamed vegetables, chutneys, compotes, sauces.
Beacon Foods also launched its new range of compotes, which included mango, lime and pineapple, winter spiced and Peach Melba and fruit.
the information relates to lot 2 - "canned vegetables, compotes, jams, marmalade," lot 3 "butchers" lot 4 "milk and dairy products" lot 6 "eggs and poultry" and separate item 8 "other food.