Definition of Compote

1. Noun. Dessert of stewed or baked fruit.

Exact synonyms: Fruit Compote
Generic synonyms: Afters, Dessert, Sweet



Definition of Compote

1. n. A preparation of fruit in sirup in such a manner as to preserve its form, either whole, halved, or quartered; as, a compote of pears.

Definition of Compote

1. Noun. A dessert made of fruit cooked in sugary syrup. ¹

2. Noun. A dish used for serving fruit. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Compote

1. fruit stewed in syrup [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Compote

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composure
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compotation
compotations
compotator
compotators
compote (current term)
compotes
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compound-symbol
compound 48-80
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Literary usage of Compote

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1. Modern Cookery, in All Its Branches: Reduced to a System of Easy Practice by Eliza Acton (1858)
"compote of green apricots.—Wipe the down from a pound of quite young apricots ... compote of red currants.—A quarter-pint of water and five ounces of sugar: ..."

2. The Picayune Creole Cook Book (1922)
"compote of Currants compote de Groseilles. 1 Quart of Currants. ... compote of Damsons Compute de Prunes. ?i Pound of Sugar. % Cup of Water. ..."

3. The Dessert Book: A Complete Manual from the Best American and Foreign (1872)
"compote OF PEARS A LA PRINCESSE. — compote OF PEARS A LA VICTORIA. ... DIVERSIFIED compote. THESE are fruits preserved with very little sugar, ..."

4. The Modern Housewife: Or, Ménagère. Comprising Nearly One Thousand Receipts by Alexis Soyer (1851)
"The first thing I wish you to be initiated in is, what is called in France 'compote,' which may be made almost from any kind of fruits, especially apples, ..."

5. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: From by Great Britain Court of Chancery, John Scott Eldon (1827)
"(29) The Order directed the Master to compote interest on the balances, which were from time to time in the hands of the Defendant, the bankrupt, ..."

6. The Complete Confectioner, Pastry-cook, and Baker: Plain and Practical by Eleanor Parkinson (1844)
"Currant compote.—Take the largest currants you can get, either red or white; pick out the seeds, and throw them into boiling syrup at the large pearl; ..."

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