What does morsel mean?

Definitions for morselˈmɔr səl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. morsel(noun)

    a small quantity of anything

    "a morsel of paper was all he needed"

  2. morsel, bit, bite(noun)

    a small amount of solid food; a mouthful

    "all they had left was a bit of bread"


  1. morsel(Noun)

    A small fragment or share of something, commonly applied to food.

  2. morsel(Noun)

    A very small amount.

  3. Origin: From morsel, from morsel, from morsellum, diminutive. of morsum, neuter of morsus, past participle of mordere. Compare French morceau.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Morsel(noun)

    a little bite or bit of food

  2. Morsel(noun)

    a small quantity; a little piece; a fragment

  3. Origin: [OF. morsel, F. morceau, LL. morsellus, a dim. fr. L. morsus a biting, bite, fr. mordere to bite; prob. akin to E. smart. See Smart, and cf. Morceau, Mordant, Muse, v., Muzzle, n.]


  1. Morsel

    Morsel is an indie rock ensemble that was founded in Ann Arbor, Michigan and features Miriam Cabrera, Be Hussey, John Vorus, Jason Burbo, and Joshua Pardon.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Morsel

    mor′sel, n. a bite or mouthful: a small piece of food: a small quantity of anything which is divided.—ns. Mor′sūre, the act of biting; Mor′sus, a bite. [O. Fr. morsel (Fr. morceau, It. morsello), dim. from L. morsusmordēre, morsum, to bite.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of morsel in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of morsel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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