Definition of confiture in English:


Syllabification: con·fi·ture
Pronunciation: /ˈkänfiˌCHo͝or


  • 1A preparation of preserved fruit.
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    • The framboises confiture were excellent.
    • My friend the veal nut was pleased with her lunchtime portion of veal loin, which was dripped with Pinot-wine sauce and a deliciously rich confiture of glazed scallions, olive oil, and Japanese mushrooms.
    • The appellation of marmalade is applied to those confitures which are composed of the firmer fruits, as pineapples, or the rinds of oranges; whereas jams are made of the more juicy berries. Fruit pastes are a kind of marmalade.
  • 1.1A confection.

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