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comfit

[ kuhm-fit, kom- ]
/ ˈkʌm fɪt, ˈkɒm- /
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noun
a candy containing a nut or piece of fruit.
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Origin of comfit

1300–50; Middle English confit<Middle French <Latin confectum something prepared. See confect

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH comfit

comfit , comfort
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British Dictionary definitions for comfit

comfit
/ (ˈkʌmfɪt, ˈkɒm-) /

noun
a sugar-coated sweet containing a nut or seed

Word Origin for comfit

C15: from Old French, from Latin confectum something prepared, from conficere to produce; see confect
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