Etymology
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comfit (n.)

early 15c., confit, "sugarplum, sugary sweet, type of fruit or root preserved with sugar and dried," from Old French confit "preserved fruit," from Latin confectum, from confectionem, noun use of confectus, past participle of conficere "to prepare" (see confection). Forms with -m- appear from mid-15c.

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Definitions of comfit
1
comfit (v.)
make into a confection;
Synonyms: confect / confection
2
comfit (n.)
candy containing a fruit or nut;
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