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lutenist

or lutanist

[loot-n-ist] /ˈlut n ɪst/
noun
1.
a person who plays the lute.
Origin of lutenist
1590-1600
1590-1600; < Medieval Latin lūtānista, derivative of lūtāna lute; see -ist
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  • No wonder that a lutenist should have been said to spend three-quarters of his existence in tuning his instrument.

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lutenist

/ˈluːtənɪst/
noun
1.
a person who plays the lute
Word Origin
C17: from Medieval Latin lūtānista, from lūtāna, apparently from Old French lutlute1
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