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Date: 1200-1300
Language: Old French
Origin: lut, from Old Provençal laut, from Arabic al-'ud 'the wood'

lute

noun
     
lute
Related topics: Music
lute
[countable]APM a musical instrument like a guitar with a round body, played with the fingers or a plectrum (=small piece of plastic, metal etc), especially in the past
lutenist noun [countable]

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