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ro·tis·se·rie

 (rō-tĭs′ə-rē)
n.
1. A cooking device equipped with a rotating spit on which meat or other food is roasted.
2. A shop or restaurant where meats are roasted to order.

[French rôtisserie, from Old French rostisserie, from rostir, to roast, of Germanic origin.]

rotisserie

(rəʊˈtɪsərɪ)
n
1. (Cookery) a rotating spit on which meat, poultry, etc, can be cooked
2. a shop or restaurant where meat is roasted to order
[C19: from French, from Old French rostir to roast]

ro•tis•ser•ie

(roʊˈtɪs ə ri)

n., v. -ied, -i•ing. n.
1. a cooking unit equipped with a motor-driven spit, for barbecuing poultry, beef, etc.
v.t.
2. to broil on a rotisserie.
[1950–55, Amer.; earlier, grillroom < French, Middle French = rôtiss-, long s. of rôtir to roast + -erie -ery]

rotisserie

- First meant a restaurant or shop specializing in roasted or barbecued meat.
See also related terms for roast.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rotisserie - an oven or broiler equipped with a rotating spit on which meat cooks as it turnsrotisserie - an oven or broiler equipped with a rotating spit on which meat cooks as it turns
oven - kitchen appliance used for baking or roasting
2.rotisserie - a restaurant that specializes in roasted and barbecued meats
eatery, eating house, eating place, restaurant - a building where people go to eat
Translations

rotisserie

[rəʊˈtɪsərɪ] Nrotisserie f

rotisserie

n (= spit)Grillspieß m; (= restaurant)Rotisserie f
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