1. lute

noun. ['ˈluːt'] chordophone consisting of a plucked instrument having a pear-shaped body, a usually bent neck, and a fretted fingerboard.


  • fingerboard


  • lut (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • leüt (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • lut (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Lute

  • disrepute
  • subacute
  • grassroot
  • dispute
  • compute
  • absolut
  • zoot-suit
  • repute
  • refute
  • recruit
  • permute
  • minute
  • impute
  • degroote
  • commute
  • uproot
  • stroot
  • reroute
  • pursuit
  • macoute
  • hirsute
  • enroute
  • caillouet
  • cahouet
  • cahoot
  • beirut
  • bebout
  • beabout
  • astute
  • acute

Sentences with lute

1. Adjective
The veena, an instrument of Indian origin, is a member of the lute family.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Similar in appearance to the lute, the gittern was another ancestor of the modern-day guitar.

Quotes about lute

1. love one another, but make not a bond of love: let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls. fill each other's cup but drink not from one cup. give one another of your bread but eat not from the same loaf sing and dance together and be joyous, but let each one of you be alone, even as the strings of a lute are alone though they quiver with the same music.
- Kahlil Gibran, Prophet Hb

2. How charming is divine Philosophy! Not harsh, and crabbed as dull fools suppose, But musical as is Apollo's lute, And a perpetual feast of nectar'd sweets, Where no crude surfet raigns.
- John Milton, Comus

2. lute

noun. ['ˈluːt'] a substance for packing a joint or coating a porous surface to make it impervious to gas or liquid.


  • luting


  • lut (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • leüt (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • lut (Old French (842-ca. 1400))