noun, plural serenatas, serenate /ˌsɛrəˈnɑteɪ/ [ser-uh-nah-tey] Show IPA . Music.
a form of secular cantata, often of a dramatic or imaginative character.
an instrumental composition in several movements, intermediate between the suite and the symphony.
< Italian serenata
evening song, equivalent to seren
noun suffix, associated with sera
evening; cf. soiree