noun, plural com·potes [kom-pohts; French kawn-pawt] /ˈkɒm poʊts; French kɔ̃ˈpɔt/.
Examples from the Web for compote
So, offer to bring a gorgeous pie (or cobbler, crisp, crumble, tart, compote or charlotte) to your next potluck invite.
When cold, the compote may be put in a mould; turn over a dish, remove the mould, and serve.
In all cases serve them on a compote dish, and throw over them syrup flavored with maraschino.Choice Cookery|Catherine Owen
At German suppers along with the meat is eaten the "compote."Suppers|Paul Pierce
British Dictionary definitions for compote
Word Origin for compote
Word Origin and History for compote
1690s, from French compote "stewed fruit," from Old French composte (13c.) "mixture, compost," from Vulgar Latin *composita, fem. of compositus (see composite). Etymologically the same word as compost (n.).