Definition of morceau in English:

morceau

nounmorceaux

  • A short literary or musical composition.

    ‘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’.

Pronunciation

morceau

/mɔːˈsəʊ/