Definitions for confitkənˈfi, kɔ̃-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

con•fitkənˈfi, kɔ̃-(n.)

  1. duck, goose, or pork that is salted, cooked slowly in fat, and preserved by storing in the fat.

    Category: Cooking

Origin of confit:

< F; see comfit


  1. confit(Noun)

    Any of various kinds of food that have been immersed in a substance for both flavor and preservation.

  2. Origin: confit, p.p. of confire, from conficere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Confit(noun)

    same as Comfit


  1. Confit

    Confit is a generic term for various kinds of food that have been immersed in oil or sugar water. Sealed and stored in a cool, dark place, confit can last for several months. Confit is one of the oldest ways to preserve food, and is a speciality of southwestern France.

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covered with sugar

candied fruits.

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