Definition of lute noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//luːt//
; NAmE NAmE//luːt//
Musical instruments
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an early type of musical instrument with strings, played like a guitar See related entries: Musical instruments Word OriginMiddle English: from Old French lut, leut, probably via Provençal from Arabic al-‘ūd.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: lute