A confection that consists of a piece of fruit, a seed, or a nut coated with sugar.
A candy or sweetmeat; esp., a candied fruit, nut, etc.
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
- Acronym, from Computer Facial Identification Techniques.