noun[mass noun] South African
- A preserve containing whole fruit or pieces of fruit.More example sentences
- The early settlers - Dutch and German - brought with them a sense of orderliness, frugality, and a love of jams and preserves, konfyt, and of baked goods which remains evident even now.
- I cannot wait to bite into the hard, glassy shell of the block of konfyt and taste the sticky, sweet insides.
- From a high of over thirty fresh produce stalls, it has shrunk to three which nonetheless stock a wide range of goods, including traditional Cape delicacies such as watermelon konfyt and chutney.
mid 19th century: Afrikaans, from Dutch konfijt, probably from French confiture.