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NOUN (2)

1. a small quantity of anything;
- Example: "a morsel of paper was all he needed"

2. a small amount of solid food; a mouthful;
- Example: "all they had left was a bit of bread"
[syn: morsel, bit, bite]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Morsel \Mor"sel\, n. [OF. morsel, F. morceau, LL. morsellus, a dim. fr. L. morsus a biting, bite, fr. mordere to bite; prob. akin to E. smart. See Smart, and cf. Morceau, Mordant, Muse, v., Muzzle, n.] 1. A little bite or bit of food. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Every morsel to a satisfied hunger is only a new labor to a tired digestion. --South. [1913 Webster] 2. A small quantity; a little piece; a fragment. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

morsel n 1: a small quantity of anything; "a morsel of paper was all he needed" 2: a small amount of solid food; a mouthful; "all they had left was a bit of bread" [syn: morsel, bit, bite]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

90 Moby Thesaurus words for "morsel": ambrosia, atom, bait, bit, bite, bolus, bonne bouche, butt, cate, champ, chaw, chew, chip, choice morsel, chomp, chunk, clip, clipping, collop, crumb, cud, cut, cutting, dainty, delicacy, dessert, dollop, drop, end, fraction, fragment, gnash, gob, gobbet, goody, grain, granule, hunk, kickshaw, lump, manna, modicum, moiety, morceau, mouthful, munch, nectar, nibble, nip, paring, particle, patch, piece, pinch, quid, rasher, remnant, sample, savory, scoop, scrap, shard, shaving, shiver, shred, slice, sliver, smidgen, smidgin, smithereen, snack, snap, snatch, snick, snip, snippet, soupcon, speck, splinter, spoonful, stitch, stump, swallow, tag, taste, tatter, tidbit, titbit, treat, whit