Comfit meaning

kŭmfĭt, kŏm-
To preserve dry with sugar.
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A confection that consists of a piece of fruit, a seed, or a nut coated with sugar.
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A candy or sweetmeat; esp., a candied fruit, nut, etc.
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A confection consisting of a nut, seed or fruit coated with sugar.
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(Australia) A computerised image of a suspect produced for the police force.
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Origin of comfit

  • Middle English confit from Old French from Latin cōnfectum thing prepared neuter past participle of cōnficere to prepare com- com- facere to make dhē- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French confit (“preserved fruit”), from Latin confectum (cōnfectum).

    From Wiktionary

  • Acronym, from Computer Facial Identification Techniques.

    From Wiktionary