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Syllabification: fon·due
Pronunciation: /fänˈd(y)o͞o

Definition of fondue in English:


A dish in which small pieces of food are dipped into a hot sauce or a hot cooking medium such as oil or broth: a Swiss cheese fondue
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  • Pour fondue into the béchamel soup (still warming over the boiling water).
  • For the tomato fondue, in a medium saucepan, heat the oil over low heat.
  • It can also be used in various recipes like nachos, fajitas, quesadillas and fondues.


French, feminine past participle of fondre 'to melt'.

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