Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One that makes or repairs stringed instruments, such as violins.

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  • n. A person who, or a business which, makes or repairs stringed wooden musical instruments, such as lutes, violins, and guitars.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who makes wooden stringed instruments, such as violins, guitars, etc.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a craftsman who makes stringed instruments (as lutes or guitars or violins)

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

French, from luth, lute, from Old French lut; see lute1.

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From French luthier, from luth ("lute").

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  • The player of a lute is called a lutenist, lutanist or lutist, and a maker of lutes (or any similar string instrument, or violin family instruments) is referred to as a luthier.

    May 25, 2017