lutanist

[ loot-n-ist ]
/ ˈlut n ɪst /
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noun

Origin of lutanist

First recorded in 1590–1600

Definition for lutanist (2 of 2)

lutenist

or lu·ta·nist

[ loot-n-ist ]
/ ˈlut n ɪst /

noun

a person who plays the lute.

Origin of lutenist

1590–1600; < Medieval Latin lūtānista, derivative of lūtāna lute; see -ist
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Examples from the Web for lutanist

  • Instead of dropping down dead on the lute for envy, she thought it better to run away with the lutanist for love.

  • Qul-i-muammad the lutanist (ad) was another; he also played the guitar (ghichak) beautifully and added three strings to it.

    The Bbur-nma in English|Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
  • When they asked him who he was, he answered, a lutanist, nor did the trial belie his profession.

    The Danish History, Books I-IX|Saxo Grammaticus ("Saxo the Learned")

British Dictionary definitions for lutanist (1 of 2)

lutanist

/ (ˈluːtənɪst) /

noun

a variant spelling of lutenist

British Dictionary definitions for lutanist (2 of 2)

lutenist

lutanist or sometimes US and Canadian lutist (ˈluːtɪst)

/ (ˈluːtənɪst) /

noun

a person who plays the lute

Word Origin for lutenist

C17: from Medieval Latin lūtānista, from lūtāna, apparently from Old French lut lute 1
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