plural of sweetmeat
as in confections
a food having a high sugar content 16th-century Naples carried on a vast export trade in silks and sweetmeats

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“Sweetmeats.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sweetmeats. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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