com·fit (kŭmfĭt, kŏm-)
A confection that consists of a piece of fruit, a seed, or a nut coated with sugar.
[Middle 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 the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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