Etymology
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confect (v.)

"to make up or compound," especially "to make into sweetmeats," late 14c., from Latin confectus, past participle of conficere "to prepare," from assimilated form of com "with" (see con-) + combining form of facere "to make, to do" (from PIE root *dhe- "to set, put"). Related: Confected; confecting.

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Definitions of confect
1
confect (v.)
make or construct;
confect (v.)
make into a confection;
This medicine is home-confected
Synonyms: confection / comfit
2
confect (n.)
a rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts;
Synonyms: candy
From wordnet.princeton.edu