berceuse


ber·ceuse

noun \ber-ˈsœz, -ˈsüz\
plural ber·ceuses \-ˈsœz; -ˈsüz, -ˈsü-zəz\

Definition of BERCEUSE

1
:  a musical composition usually in 68 time that resembles a lullaby
2
:  lullaby

Origin of BERCEUSE

French, from bercer to rock, from Old French bercier, from bers cradle
First Known Use: 1858

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