- n. 一口；（食物）少量
- n. (Morsel)人名；(法)莫塞尔
- morsel:  Etymologically, a morsel is a piece ‘bitten’ off. The word comes from Old French morsel, a diminutive of mors ‘bite’. This in turn goes back to Latin morsus, a derivative of the same base as the verb mordēre ‘bite’. Other English words from the same source include mordant  and remorse.
=> mordant, remorse
- morsel (n.)
- late 13c., "a bite, mouthful; small piece, fragment," from Old French morsel (Modern French morceau) "small bite, portion, helping," diminutive of mors "a bite," from Latin morsus "biting, a bite," neuter past participle of mordere "to bite" (see mordant).
- 1. a tasty morsel of food
- 2. He ate every savoury morsel of a delectable stew at the dinner.
- 3. He refused to touch a morsel of the food they had brought.
- 4. The patient has not had a morsel of food since the morning.
- 5. The poor morsel of food only whetted desire.
来自英汉文学 - 汤姆历险
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