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From 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]