Definition of


  1. (noun, person) a craftsman who makes stringed instruments (as lutes or guitars or violins)

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Alternate forms of Luthier

Hypernyms: artificer, artisan, craftsman, journeyman

Origin of the word Luthier

  1. "lute-maker," 1879, from Fr. luthier, from luth (see lute). more

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