noun, plural com·potes [kom-pohts; French kawn-pawt] /ˈkɒm poʊts; French kɔ̃ˈpɔt/.
- compostela, santiago de,
- composting toilet,
- compound aneurysm,
- compound annual return,
- compound dislocation
Origin of compote
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
Word Origin 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.).