luter

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

lute +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

luter (plural luters)

  1. One who applies lute.
  2. A musician who plays a lute.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the Ancient Greek λουτήρ (loutḗr, a washing- or bathing-tub).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lūtēr m (genitive lūtēris); third declension

  1. (Classical Latin) a hand-basin, laver
  2. (Medieval Latin) a washing- or bathing-tub
  3. (Medieval Latin) a baptismal font
Declension[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative lūtēr lūtērēs
genitive lūtēris lūtērum
dative lūtērī lūtēribus
accusative lūtērem lūtērēs
ablative lūtēre lūtēribus
vocative lūtēr lūtērēs

References[edit]

  • lūtēr” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • Jan Frederik Niermeyer, Mediae Latinitatis Lexicon Minus : Lexique Latin Médiéval–Français/Anglais : A Medieval Latin–French/English Dictionary, fascicle I (1976), page 623/2, “1. luter”

Etymology 2[edit]

See lūtra (an otter).

Noun[edit]

lūter

  1. medieval spelling of lūtra
Declension[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

References[edit]

  • Jan Frederik Niermeyer, Mediae Latinitatis Lexicon Minus : Lexique Latin Médiéval–Français/Anglais : A Medieval Latin–French/English Dictionary, fascicle I (1976), page 623/2, “2. luter”