confit(redirected from confits)
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1. Meat, such as duck, that has been salted and then cooked and preserved in its own fat.
2. A condiment made by cooking seasoned fruit or vegetables, usually to a jamlike consistency.
[Middle English confyt, from Old French confit, from Medieval Latin cōnfectum, from past participle of cōnficere, to prepare; see confect.]
(Cookery) cookery a preserve: a confit of duck.
duck, goose, or pork that is salted, cooked slowly in fat, and preserved by storing in the fat.
[< French; see comfit]