Definition of fondue noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈfɒndjuː//
    ; NAmE NAmE//fɑːnˈduː//
    [countable, uncountable]
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  1. 1a Swiss dish of melted cheese and wine into which pieces of bread are dipped
  2. 2a dish of hot oil into which small pieces of meat, vegetables, etc. are dipped
  3. Word OriginFrench, feminine past participle of fondre ‘to melt’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: fondue