from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A cooking device equipped with a rotating spit on which meat or other food is roasted.
  • n. A shop or restaurant where meats are roasted to order.

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  • n. A cooking device on which food is roasted on a rotating spit
  • n. a shop or restaurant selling food cooked in this manner

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a restaurant that specializes in roasted and barbecued meats
  • n. an oven or broiler equipped with a rotating spit on which meat cooks as it turns


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

French rôtisserie, from Old French rostisserie, from rostir, to roast, of Germanic origin.


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