Definition of morsure in US English:

morsure

noun

rare
  • The action or an act of biting; a bite.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Guy de Chauliac's Grande Chirurgie. From Anglo-Norman and Middle French morsure from post-classical Latin morsura action of biting, bite from classical Latin mors-, past participial stem of mordēre to bite + -ūra.

Pronunciation

morsure

/ˈmɔːʒə/