Definitions for morselˈmɔr səl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mor•selˈmɔr səl(n.)

  1. a small portion of food; bite.

  2. a small piece or amount of anything; scrap; bit.

  3. an appetizing dish; treat.

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  4. one that is attractive or delightful.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  5. (v.t.)to distribute in or divide into tiny portions (often fol. by out).

Origin of morsel:

1250–1300; ME < OF, =mors a bite +-el < L -ellus

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


  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.

Anagrams of morsel

  1. morels

Translations for morsel

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a small piece of something, especially food

a tasty morsel of fish for the cat.

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