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A confection, preserve, or jam.
[French, from Old French, from confit, confection; see comfit.]
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(Cookery) a confection, preserve of fruit, etc
[C19: from French, from Old French confire to prepare, from Latin conficere to produce; see confect]
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a confection, esp. a fruit preserve.
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|Noun||1.||confiture - preserved or candied fruit|
candied fruit, crystallized fruit, succade - fruit cooked in sugar syrup and encrusted with a sugar crystals
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