con·​fi·​ture | \ ˈkän-fə-ˌchu̇r How to pronounce confiture (audio) , -ˌtyu̇r, -ˌtu̇r\

Definition of confiture

: preserved or candied fruit : jam

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The small plates ease you in gently, seared foie gras and fried rabbit livers hinting at the delights to come, but standing up on their own with the confitures and butters that accompany them. Paul Oswell, Condé Nast Traveler, "21 Best Restaurants in New Orleans," 28 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of confiture

1802, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for confiture

French, from Middle French, from confit

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