Definition of morceau de musée in English:

morceau de musée

noun

  • A museum piece; something of sufficient quality or rarity to be preserved in a museum.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Henry James (1843–1916), writer. From French morceau de musée from morceau + de + musée.

Pronunciation

morceau de musée

/mɔːˌsəʊ də m(j)uːˈzeɪ/