luthier definition by Webster's New World
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a maker of stringed instruments, orig. of lutes
Origin: French ; from luth, lute (; from Old French leüt, lute) plush -ier, -er
luthier definition by American Heritage Dictionary
One that makes or repairs stringed instruments, such as violins.
Origin: French, from luth, lute, from Old French lut; see lute1.