Meaning of fondue

fon•due

Pronunciation: (fon-d', -dy', fon'd, -dy Fr. fôn-dy'), [key]
— n., pl. adj. -dues
—n.
  1. a saucelike dish of Swiss origin made with melted cheese and seasonings together with dry white wine, usually flavored with kirsch: served as a hot dip for pieces of bread.
  2. a dish of hot liquid in which small pieces of food are cooked or dipped: beef fondue; chocolate fondue.
  3. a baked soufflélike dish usually containing cheese and cracker crumbs or bread crumbs.
—adj.
  1. melted.
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