Definition of popote in English:

popote

Pronunciation /pəˈpəʊt//pəˈpɒt/

noun

  • A French army canteen or kitchen.

    • ‘We take our meals at the popote five minutes' walk from here.’
    • ‘He was always the life of the popote, and if he were absent from table the meal always seemed dull.’
    • ‘At the evening meal in the popotes of the parachute corps every table was hatching revolutionary battle-plans.’
    • ‘We made a date to have lunch at the popote.’
    • ‘Her loathing for the German officers, for whom she had kept a popote for four years, could hardly have been more emphatically expressed.’
    restaurant, cafeteria, refectory, mess hall
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Origin

French.

Pronunciation

popote

/pəˈpəʊt//pəˈpɒt/