(also lutanist)
noun a lute player.
C17: from med. L. lutanista, from lutana 'lute'.

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  • Lutenist — Lut e*nist, n. Same as {Lutanist}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lutenist — (also lutanist) ► NOUN ▪ a lute player …   English terms dictionary

  • lutenist — [lo͞ot′ n ist] n. a lute player …   English World dictionary

  • lutenist — n. (also lutanist) a lute player. Etymology: med.L lutanista f. lutana LUTE(1) * * * lutenist see lutanist …   Useful english dictionary

  • lutenist — or lutanist noun Etymology: Medieval Latin lutanista, from lutana lute, probably from Middle French lut lute Date: 1600 a lute player …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lutenist — /looht n ist/, n. a person who plays the lute. Also, lutanist. [1590 1600; < ML lutanista, deriv. of lutana lute; see IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • lutenist — noun One who plays the lute, a lutist. Syn: lutist …   Wiktionary

  • lutenist — lu·te·nist || luːtÉ™nɪst n. person who plays the lute (stringed musical instrument) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lutenist — lu•te•nist [[t]ˈlut n ɪst[/t]] n. mad a person who plays the lute • Etymology: 1590–1600; < ML lūtānista, der. of lūtāna lute; see ist …   From formal English to slang

  • lutenist — /ˈlutənəst/ (say loohtuhnuhst) noun a player on the lute. Also, lutanist. {Medieval Latin lūtānista, from lūtāna lute} …   Australian English dictionary