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confit

[ kawn-fee ]
/ kɔ̃ˈfi /
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noun French Cooking.
duck or goose cooked in its own fat and preserved.
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Origin of confit

From French; see origin at comfit
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British Dictionary definitions for confit

confit
/ French (kɔ̃fi) /

noun
cookery a preservea confit of duck

Word Origin for confit

literally: preserve
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