lutenist

or lu·ta·nist

[ loot-n-ist ]
/ ˈlut n ɪst /
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noun

a person who plays the lute.

Nearby words

  1. luteinize,
  2. luteinizing hormone,
  3. luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone,
  4. luteinizing hormone/follicle-stimulating hormone-releasing factor,
  5. lutembacher's syndrome,
  6. luteo-,
  7. luteohormone,
  8. luteolin,
  9. luteolysis,
  10. luteoma

Origin of lutenist

1590–1600; < Medieval Latin lūtānista, derivative of lūtāna lute; see -ist

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Examples from the Web for lutenist

  • No wonder that a lutenist should have been said to spend three-quarters of his existence in tuning his instrument.



British Dictionary definitions for lutenist

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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