Definition of morceau in English:

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morceau

Pronunciation: /môrˈsō/

noun (plural morceaux /-ˈsō(z)/)

A short literary or musical composition.
Example sentences
  • In his various suites and morceaux, Ginastera reveals himself as a superb miniaturist.
  • It's a charming morceau, with real poetry in it, although it's hard to get a good performance.

Origin

Mid 18th century: French, literally 'morsel, piece'.

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Syllabification: mor·ceau

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