Definition of confit in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkɒnfi/


[mass noun]
Duck or other meat cooked very slowly in its own fat.
Example sentences
  • There was a freebie starter of baby spring roll stuffed with duck confit and deep-fried fillet of monkfish.
  • His perfect duck confit has skin that crackles more loudly than if you scrunched the original Declaration of Independence.
  • It is also the principle underlying English potting and the French method of making confit of goose or duck, in which the meat is cooked and stored in copious amounts of melted fat.


French, 'conserved', from confire 'prepare'.

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