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compotier

[kom-puh-teer; French kawn-paw-tyey] /ˌkɒm pəˈtɪər; French kɔ̃ pɔˈtyeɪ/
noun, plural compotiers
[kom-puh-teerz; French kawn-paw-tyey] /ˌkɒm pəˈtɪərz; French kɔ̃ pɔˈtyeɪ/ (Show IPA)
1.
compote (def 2).
Origin of compotier
1745-1755
From French, dating back to 1745-55; See origin at compote, -ier2
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  • Peel and slice some fresh figs and serve on a compotier, with powdered sugar and cream separate.

  • The apples should now have an even glossy surface; as each is finished put it at once into the compotier.

    Choice Cookery Catherine Owen

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