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confiture Syllabification: con·fi·ture
Pronunciation: /ˈkänfəCHər/

Definition of confiture in English:


1A preparation of preserved fruit.
Example sentences
  • 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.
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