morsure

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French, from Latin mordere, morsum, to bite.

Noun[edit]

morsure

  1. The act of biting.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

morsure f (plural morsures)

  1. bite (act of biting)
  2. bite (the wound as a result of being bitten)

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Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

morsūre

  1. vocative masculine singular of morsūrus