• feminine cheese melted with wine and flavourings and kept hot at the table over a heater. Cubes of bread impaled on fondue forks are dipped into the molten mixture.
  • feminine Any type of food preparation and cooking in which guests dip small or thin pieces of food into a hot liquid (oil, boiling stock or the like) which is kept hot at the table, and then consume the pieces individually
  • feminine A vegetable cooked until it is reduced to a pulp, e.g. tomatoes


  • noun a dish eaten by dipping small pieces of food into a pot that contains e.g. melted cheese or hot oil