compote

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French compote. Cognate with compost.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

compote (plural compotes)

  1. A dessert made of fruit cooked in sugary syrup.
  2. A dish used for serving fruit.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin compositus.

Noun[edit]

compote f (plural compotes)

  1. stewed fruit or meat, compote

Verb[edit]

compote

  1. inflection of compoter:
    1. first-person and third-person singular present indicative
    2. first-person and third-person singular present subjunctive
    3. second-person singular imperative

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