confection

Pronunciation: [kuhn-FEHK-shuhn]

A piece of candy or sweetmeat; also a sweet dish. A confectionery is a candy shop.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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