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con·fi·ture

 (kŏn′fĭ-cho͝or′)
n.
A confection, preserve, or jam.

[French, from Old French, from confit, confection; see comfit.]

confiture

(ˈkɒnfɪˌtjʊə)
n
(Cookery) a confection, preserve of fruit, etc
[C19: from French, from Old French confire to prepare, from Latin conficere to produce; see confect]

con•fi•ture

(ˈkɒn fɪˌtʃʊər)

n.
a confection, esp. a fruit preserve.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French. See comfit, -ure]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.confiture - preserved or candied fruit
confection, sweet - a food rich in sugar
candied fruit, crystallized fruit, succade - fruit cooked in sugar syrup and encrusted with a sugar crystals
conserve, conserves, preserves, preserve - fruit preserved by cooking with sugar
References in classic literature ?
After several vain attempts to comprehend the motives of these two droll old creatures for inviting me to join them at their gouter, I at last fairly gave it up, and resigning myself to inevitable mystification, I sat and looked first at one, then at the other, taking care meantime to do justice to the confitures, cakes, and coffee, with which they amply supplied me.
Il cite, notamment, le raisin et l'abricot qu'on peut transformer en fruits secs ou en confiture pour inonder le marche.
Rien de tout cela ne se deroule a Militello, ou le << Festival de la confiture de figue de barbarie >>, fonde en 1987, reste toujours un festival de village et, surtout, aucune action coordonnee n'a jamais reussi a en faire ni le moteur d'un processus de construction d'une typicite alimentaire, ni, en presence de l'action patrimonialisante de l'UNESCO, n'a jamais serieusement tente de developper des formes de connexion avec des reseaux agro-alimentaires tels que, par exemple, Slow Food.
Quant au controle des produits vegetaux et d'origine vegetale, il a ete procede a la saisie et a la destruction de 1,404 tonnes d'aliments (margarine, cafe, double concentre de tomate, confiture, Chebakia, safran, conserve de mais, olives de table, gomme arabique, ketchup, mayonnaise, boissons gazeuses et autres produits).
and warmed real butter croissant with apricot confiture.
I opted for one of his specialities - the excellent but slightly long-winded gateau of Scotch Aberdeen Angus/ Limousin beef fillet, Comrie haggis, red onion confiture, foie gras, with Glayva jus.
True to his flamboyant style, he praised the former Soviet Union and presented Medvedev with several bars of dark chocolate and cans of banana confiture and cocoa powder as the two leaders sat facing reporters' questions.
Ingredients 125g self-raising flour 1tsp baking powder 1 medium egg 125ml semi skimmed milk 2 apples, peeled, cored and cubed 1tbsp caster sugar ' tsp ground cinnamon 15g butter 4 tbsp Bonne Maman Confiture de Caramel Method Sift the flour and baking powder into a bowl.
Elle se mange tel quel ou transformee en confiture, jus, sirop ou sorbet.
Confiture is a new fine bone china collection with berry decorations.
La confiture de bleuets est devenue, d'apres ce que je lis sur l'etiquette << une source d'anthocyanines, de puissants antioxydants 100 pour cent naturels >>.
Vegetarian harira soup, tagine of chicken and olives' broad bean and coriander salad' orange confiture.