[kom-puh-teer; French kawn-paw-tyey]
noun, plural com·po·tiers [kom-puh-teerz; French kawn-paw-tyey] /ˌkɒm pəˈtɪərz; French kɔ̃ pɔˈtyeɪ/.
- compote(def 2).
Origin of compotier
dating back to 1745–55;
see origin at compote
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
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.