compotier

[kom-puh-teer; French kawn-paw-tyey]
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noun, plural com·po·tiers [kom-puh-teerz; French kawn-paw-tyey] /ˌkɒm pəˈtɪərz; French kɔ̃ pɔˈtyeɪ/.


Origin of compotier

From French, dating back to 1745–55; see origin at compote, -ier2
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Examples from the Web for compotier

Historical Examples of compotier

  • 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.

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