Pronunciation: (kun-fek'shu-ner"ē), [key]
—n., pl. -ar•ies,
1. a candy; sweetmeat.
2. a place where confections are kept or made.
3. confectionery (def. 3).
pertaining to or of the nature of confections or their production.
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