- duck or goose cooked in its own fat and preserved.
Origin of confit
From French; see origin at comfit
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Examples from the Web for confit
Next comes the Confit d'Oie, a sort of goose stew, utterly unlike anything you have tasted before, but not without its merits.The Gourmet's Guide to Europe
- cookery a preservea confit of duck
Word Origin and History for confit
obsolete form of comfit.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper