- a piece of music composed for performance in the morning
- a lyric love poem about or suitable for dawn
Origin of aubadeFrench from Spanish albada from Provençal alba, dawn: see alba
- A song or instrumental composition concerning, accompanying, or evoking daybreak.
- A poem or song of or about lovers separating at dawn.
Origin of aubadeFrench from Old French albade from Old Provençal albada from alba dawn, aubade from Latin feminine of albus white ; see albho- in Indo-European roots.