[ kom-puh-teer; French kawn-paw-tyey ]

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

Words Nearby compotier Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use compotier in a sentence

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

    Choice Cookery | Catherine Owen
  • Peel and slice some fresh figs and serve on a compotier, with powdered sugar and cream separate.