morceau

noun

mor·​ceau mȯr-ˈsō How to pronounce morceau (audio)
plural morceaux mȯr-ˈsō(z) How to pronounce morceau (audio)
: a short literary or musical piece

Word History

Etymology

French, from Old French morsel morsel

First Known Use

1748, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of morceau was in 1748

Dictionary Entries Near morceau

Cite this Entry

“Morceau.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/morceau. Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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