Definition of confiture in English:

confiture

noun

mass noun
  • A preparation made by preserving fruit with sugar; jam or marmalade.

    ‘raspberry confiture’
    • ‘A bed of flaky pastry spread with a sharp raspberry confiture and a thick custard was crowned with little pink-iced creme-filled choux pastries.’
    • ‘I love toasted slices of hearty rustic bread slathered with homemade confiture for breakfast.’
    • ‘It came with a confiture which, at the time, I thought was plum.’
    • ‘After this, I ordered some crepes confiture and ate them in the shadow of the cathedral.’
    • ‘Wrap leftover baguette in a kitchen towel, which will keep your bread fresh until the next morning when it can be toasted then spread with fruit confiture.’
    jam, preserve, jelly, spread, marmalade
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Origin

Mid 16th century: from Old French, from confit (see confit).

Pronunciation

confiture

/ˈkɒnfɪtjʊə/