Meaning of “compote” in the English Dictionary

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"compote" in British English

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compotenoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈkɒm.pɒt/ us /ˈkɑːm.poʊt/

Examples from literature

  • Compote of Fruit.—A compote of fruit consists of a variety of fresh fruits mixed together in a bowl. 
  • In summer the compote of fruits is much improved by the addition of a lump of ice and a glass of good old brandy. 
  • Let cook and serve hot with apple compote. 
  • Line a well-buttered pudding-dish with slices of sponge-cake and cover with peach compote. 
  • Then I discovered a compote, or preserve made of rose-leaves, which was so sweet and fragrant that we began promptly eating. 

(Definition of “compote” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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