a candy or sweetmeat; esp., a candied fruit, nut, etc.
Origin of comfitMiddle English and amp; Old French confit, origin, originally , past participle of confire, to preserve ; from Classical Latin conficere: see confect
A confection that consists of a piece of fruit, a seed, or a nut coated with sugar.
Origin of comfitMiddle English confit, from Old French, from Latin cōnfectum, thing prepared, neuter past participle of cōnficere, to prepare : com-, com- + facere, to make; see dhē- in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present comfits, present participle comfiting, simple past and past participle comfited)
Acronym, from Computer Facial Identification Techniques.