Definition of confect in English:

confect

verb

[WITH OBJECT]
  • Make (something elaborate or dainty) from various elements.

    ‘a trifle confected from angelica and piped cream’
    • ‘She also confects dips, chocolate mousse, cheesecake, soft cheeses and, of course, butter.’
    • ‘Playwrights, directors, songwriters migrated from New York to California, confecting a word-and-picture medium quite similar to the one they had left behind.’
    • ‘In the Eucharistic service, the priest confects the bread as Christ's body.’
    • ‘Opposition MPs have had no qualms confecting anger, declaring Mr Blair's choice of garment to be a ‘sartorial outrage‘.’
    • ‘To undermine Weinstein's credentials, his adversaries have confected a series of charges of sloppy scholarship.’

Origin

Late Middle English: from Latin confect- put together, from the verb conficere, from con- together + facere make.

Pronunciation:

confect

/kənˈfɛkt/