compote

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See also: compôte and compoté

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French compote. Doublet of compost.

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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]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French composte, compost, from Latin compostus, syncopated variant of compositus. Doublet of compost and composite.

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Noun[edit]

compote f (plural compotes)

  1. stewed fruit or meat, compote
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Verb[edit]

compote

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

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compote

  1. ablative masculine/neuter singular of compos