confectionary

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noun con·fec·tion·ary \kən-ˈfek-shə-ˌner-ē\

Definition of confectionary

plural

confectionaries

  1. 1 :  sweets

  2. 2 archaic :  confectioner

  3. 3 :  confectionery 3

confectionary

adjective

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First Known Use of confectionary

1599

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