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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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