Pronunciation: (ser"u-nād'), [key]
—n., v., -nad•ed, -nad•ing.
1. a complimentary performance of vocal or instrumental music in the open air at night, as by a lover under the window of his lady.
2. a piece of music suitable for such performance.
3. serenata (def. 2).
to entertain with or perform a serenade.
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