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[kom-puh-teer; French kawn-paw-tyey]
noun, plural com·po·tiers [kom-puh-teerz; French kawn-paw-tyey] /ˌkɒm pəˈtɪərz; French kɔ̃ pɔˈtyeɪ/.
  1. compote(def 2).
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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

  • Peel and slice some fresh figs and serve on a compotier, with powdered sugar and cream separate.

    The Hotel St. Francis Cook Book

    Victor Hirtzler

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

    Choice Cookery

    Catherine Owen