Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 12/21/15 Aubade

Aubade (noun)
aubade [oh-bad, oh-bahd; French oh-bad]


noun, plural aubades [oh-badz, oh-bahdz; French oh-bad]. Music.
1. a piece sung or played outdoors at dawn, usually as a compliment to someone.

Origin: 1670-80; < French, Middle French, equivalent to aube (< Provençal alba song about the parting of two lovers at dawn < Vulgar Latin, noun use of feminine of Latin albus white, clear) + -ade -ade

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