aubade
[ oh-bad; oh-bahd ]
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Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
Late 17th century; Spanish from French, from Spanish albada, from alba ‘dawn’
Synonyms
  • song
  • poem
Antonyms
  • nocturne
Definition
a poem or piece of music appropriate to the dawn or early morning
Example
She was the recipient of a lovely aubade as the sun rose.
Usage Over Time

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