a bite, mouthful, or small portion of food, candy, etc.
a small piece, quantity, or amount of anything; scrap; bit.
something very appetizing; treat or tidbit.
a person or thing that is attractive or delightful.
verb (used with object)
to distribute in or divide into tiny portions (often followed by out ): to morsel out the last pieces of meat.
Origin: 1250–1300;Middle English < Old French, equivalent to mors a bite (< Latinmorsum something bitten off, noun use of neuter of morsus, past participle of mordēre to bite) + -el < Latin-ellus diminutive suffix; see -elle