compotier

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


Nearby words

  1. composting toilet,
  2. composure,
  3. compotation,
  4. compotator,
  5. compote,
  6. compound,
  7. compound aneurysm,
  8. compound annual return,
  9. compound dislocation,
  10. compound engine

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

  • 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.