Definition of Confection. Meaning of Confection. Synonyms of Confection

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Definition of Confection

Confection
Confection Con*fec"tion, n. [F., fr. L. confectio.] 1. A composition of different materials. [Obs.] A new confection of mold. --Bacon. 2. A preparation of fruits or roots, etc., with sugar; a sweetmeat. Certain confections . . . are like to candied conserves, and are made of sugar and lemons. --Bacon. 3. A composition of drugs. --Shak. 4. (Med.) A soft solid made by incorporating a medicinal substance or substances with sugar, sirup, or honey. Note: The pharmacop[oe]ias formerly made a distinction between conserves (made of fresh vegetable substances and sugar) and electuaries (medicinal substances combined with sirup or honey), but the distinction is now abandoned and all are called confections.

Meaning of Confection from wikipedia

- overlapping categories, bakers' confections and sugar confections. Bakers' confectionery, also called flour confections, includes prin****lly sweet pastries...
- Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection is a reissue of American singer Katy Perry's third studio album, Teenage Dream (2010). It was released on March...
- problem for a number of years because the wrapper would stick to the confection. Following a suggestion by packaging manufacturer William T. Robson O...
- Wagashi (和菓子, wa-gashi) are traditional ****anese confections that are often served with green tea, especially the types made of mochi, anko (azuki bean...
- A mellified man, or a human mummy confection, was a legendary medicinal substance created by steeping a human cadaver in honey. The concoction is detailed...
- Gwen Renée Stefani (/stəˈfɑːni/; born October 3, 1969) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and fashion designer. She is a co-founder, lead...
- more closely resembles a harder candy cane. Edinburgh rock is another confection based on sugar and cream of tartar, made into sticks. It is friable and...
- English), is a confection that features sugar as a prin****l ingredient. The category, called sugar confectionery, encomp****es any sweet confection, including...
- ðe ˈletʃe]; Portuguese: doce de leite IPA: [ˈdosi dʒi ˈlejtʃi]) is a confection from Latin America prepared by slowly heating sweetened milk (most commonly...
- Turkish delight or lokum is a family of confections based on a gel of starch and sugar. Premium varieties consist largely of chopped dates, pistachios...
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