Definition of popote in English:


Line breaks: po¦pote
Pronunciation: /pəˈpɒt
, pəˈpəʊt


  • A French army canteen or kitchen.
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    • At the evening meal in the popotes of the parachute corps every table was hatching revolutionary battle-plans.
    • Her loathing for the German officers, for whom she had kept a popote for four years, could hardly have been more emphatically expressed.
    • He was always the life of the popote, and if he were absent from table the meal always seemed dull.



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