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lutist

[loo-tist] /ˈlu tɪst/
noun
1.
a lute player; lutenist.
2.
a maker of lutes.
Origin of lutist
1620-1630
First recorded in 1620-30; lute1 + -ist
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  • In the chapel at Mainz, in the year 1783 to 1784, there were the clever cellist and lutist, Joh.

    The Violoncello and Its History

    Wilhelm Joseph von Wasielewski
British Dictionary definitions for lutist

lutist

/ˈluːtɪst/
noun
1.
(US & Canadian) another word for lutenist
2.
a person who makes lutes
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