morceau

noun
mor·​ceau | \ mȯr-ˈsō How to pronounce morceau (audio) \
plural morceaux\ mȯr-​ˈsō(z) How to pronounce morceaux (audio) \

Definition of morceau

: a short literary or musical piece

First Known Use of morceau

1748, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for morceau

French, from Old French morsel morsel

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“Morceau.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/morceau. Accessed 25 May. 2020.

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