archlute

noun
arch·lute | \ˈärch¦lüt\

Definition of archlute 

: a large lute : chitarrone, theorbo

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History and Etymology for archlute

French or Italian; French archiluth, from Italian arciliuto, arcileuto, from arci- archi- + liuto, leuto lute, from Arabic al-ʽūd the lute, the wood

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