Berceuse meaning

bĕr-sœz
A lullaby.
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A soothing musical composition, usually in 6/8 time.
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A lullaby.
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A piece of instrumental music that has a rocking or lulling effect.
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Origin of berceuse

  • French feminine of berceur cradle rocker from bercer to rock from Vulgar Latin bertiāre

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowing from French berceuse.

    From Wiktionary