luthier

[loo-tee-er]
noun
a maker of stringed instruments, as violins.

Origin:
1875–80; < French, equivalent to luth lute1 + -ier -ier2

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To luthier
Etymonline
Word Origin & History

luthier
"lute-maker," 1879, from Fr. luthier, from luth (see lute).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source
Example sentences
He is also a luthier and has made several instruments.
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature