confiture

[ kon-fi-choo r ]
/ ˈkɒn fɪˌtʃʊər /

noun

a confection; a preserve, as of fruit.

Origin of confiture

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