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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Hot cheese or chocolate melted to the consistency of a sauce into which bread or fruits are dipped; Cubes of meat or seafood cooked in hot oil and then dipped in any of various sauces.

Usage examples (32)
  • The word fondue is a derivative of the French chit-chat, fondre, which means "to fade".
  • Since our home made fondue is only cheese, we're not used to cooking our meat in an oil fondue.
  • By definition, a fondue is a communal dish in Switzerland.
  • A fondue is a mountain dish which you cook yourself at the table. for more
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