noun \ˈswēt-ˌmēt\

: a piece of candy or a piece of fruit covered with sugar

Full Definition of SWEETMEAT

:  a food rich in sugar: as
a :  a candied or crystallized fruit
b :  candy, confection

Examples of SWEETMEAT

  1. <16th-century Naples carried on a vast export trade in silks and sweetmeats>

First Known Use of SWEETMEAT

14th century

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