Variant of serenade
- a singing or playing of music outdoors at night, esp. by a lover under the window of his sweetheart
- a piece of music suitable for this
- an instrumental composition somewhat like a suite
Origin: Fr sérénade < It serenata < sereno, serene, open air < L serenus, clear, serene; meaning infl. by assoc. with L sera, evening < serus, late
- serenader noun
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