- Archlute Arch"lute, Archilute Arch"i*lute, n. [Cf. F. archiluth, It. arciliuto.] (Mus.) A large theorbo, or double-necked lute, formerly in use, having the bass strings doubled with an octave, and the higher strings with a unison. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.