luth (plural luths)
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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for luth in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)
From Middle French lut, from Old French leüt, leüz, probably borrowed from Old Provençal laüt or laütz, from Arabic اَلْعُود (al-ʿūd, “wood”); possibly through the intermediate of Old Spanish alod, alaut, laúd.
luth m (plural luths)
- lute, a stringed instrument