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luthier

[loo-tee-er] /ˈlu ti ər/
noun
1.
a maker of stringed instruments, as violins.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; < French, equivalent to luth lute1 + -ier -ier2
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  • He is also a luthier and has made several instruments.
Word Origin and History for luthier
n.

"lute-maker," 1879, from French luthier, from luth (see lute).

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