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confit (plural confits)
- Any of various kinds of food that have been immersed in a substance for both flavor and preservation.
- (transitive) To prepare (food) in this manner.
2008 June 18, Melissa Clark, “A Garlic Festival Without a Single Clove”, New York Times:
- I came up with a menu to showcase the alliums in several manifestations: raw, quickly sautéed and slowly confited.
confit f (plural confits)