- a lullaby
- a piece of instrumental music that has a rocking or lulling effect
Origin of berceuseFrench ; from bercer, to rock, lull to sleep ; from berceau, cradle ; from Vulgar Latin an unverified form bertium, woven basket
- A lullaby.
- A soothing musical composition, usually in 6/8 time.
Origin of berceuseFrench, feminine of berceur, cradle rocker, from bercer, to rock, from Vulgar Latin *bertiare.