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Monday, February 20, 2012

Definitions for morceau

  1. Piece; morsel.
  2. An excerpt or passage of poetry or music.

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Citations for morceau
That is easily done; madame is hungry; oblige her with a morceau of that paté and a glass of champagne. Louisa May Alcott, The Portable Louisa May Alcott
Not unless you are able to provide me with a little morceau of help. Amitav Ghosh, Sea of Poppies
Origin of morceau
Morceau comes directly from the same French word which is related to the Latin word morsum meaning something bitten off.