noun, French Cookery.
duck or goose cooked in its own fat and preserved.
(cookery) a preserve: a confit of duck
obsolete form of comfit.
[kuh n-fit-ee-awr] /kənˈfɪt iˌɔr/ noun, Roman Catholic Church. 1. a prayer in the form of a general confession said at the beginning of the Mass and on certain other occasions. /kənˈfɪtɪˌɔː/ noun 1. (RC Church) a prayer consisting of a general confession of sinfulness and an entreaty for forgiveness
[kon-fi-choo r] /ˈkɒn fɪˌtʃʊər/ noun 1. a confection; a preserve, as of fruit. /ˈkɒnfɪˌtjʊə/ noun 1. a confection, preserve of fruit, etc
[kuh n-fley-gruh nt] /kənˈfleɪ grənt/ adjective 1. blazing; burning; on fire. /kənˈfleɪɡrənt/ adjective 1. (rare) burning fiercely
v. 1650s, “to catch fire,” from Latin conflagrat-, past participle stem of conflagrare (see conflagration). Meaning “to set on fire” is from 1835.