confiture

[ kon-fi-choo r ]
/ ˈkɒn fɪˌtʃʊər /

noun

a confection; a preserve, as of fruit.

Nearby words

  1. confiscate,
  2. confiscation,
  3. confiscatory,
  4. confit,
  5. confiteor,
  6. conflagrant,
  7. conflagrate,
  8. conflagration,
  9. conflate,
  10. conflation

Origin of confiture

1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French. See comfit, -ure

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British Dictionary definitions for confiture

confiture

/ (ˈkɒnfɪˌtjʊə) /

noun

a confection, preserve of fruit, etc

Word Origin for confiture

C19: from French, from Old French confire to prepare, from Latin conficere to produce; see confect

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