Definition of fondue in English:


Line breaks: fon¦due
Pronunciation: /ˈfɒnd(j)uː


  • A dish in which small pieces of food are dipped into a hot sauce or a hot cooking medium such as oil or broth.
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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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