flautist
noun Etymology: Italian flautista, from flauto flute, from Old Occitan flaut Date: 1860 flutist

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  • flautist — FLAUTÍST, Ă, flautişti, ste, s.m. şi f. Persoană care cântă la flaut. [pr.: fla u ] – Flaut + suf. ist. cf. it. f l a u t i s t a. Trimis de RACAI, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  flautíst s. m. (sil. fla u ) …   Dicționar Român

  • flautist — flautist, flutist Flutist is the older term (17c) for a player of the flute, and is still preferred in AmE. Flautist was adapted from the Italian word flautista in 1860, and is now the more usual form in BrE …   Modern English usage

  • Flautist — Flau tist, n. [It. flauto a flute See {Flute}.] A player on the flute; a flutist. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flaùtist — m (flaùtistica, flaùtistkinja ž) reproduktivni umjetnik, muzičar koji svira flautu …   Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika

  • flautist — (n.) 1860, from It. flautista, from flauto flute (from L.L. flauta; see FLUTE (Cf. flute)) + Greek derived suffix ista …   Etymology dictionary

  • flautist — flaùtist m DEFINICIJA reproduktivni umjetnik, muzičar koji svira flautu ETIMOLOGIJA vidi flauta …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • flautist — ► NOUN ▪ a flute player. ORIGIN Italian flautista, from flauto flute …   English terms dictionary

  • flautist — [flôt′ist, flout′ist] n. [It flautista < flauto, FLUTE] var. of FLUTIST …   English World dictionary

  • Flautist — A flautist or flutist is a musician who plays an instrument in the flute family. See List of flautists. The choice of flautist (from the Italian flautista, from flauto, and adopted due to eighteenth century Italian influence) versus flutist is… …   Wikipedia

  • flautist — UK [ˈflɔːtɪst] / US [ˈflɔtɪst] noun [countable] Word forms flautist : singular flautist plural flautists music British someone who plays the flute. The American word is flutist …   English dictionary

  • flautist — noun One who plays the flute. The flautist Bezaly adds to the impressive list of flute concertos dedicated to her with the composer Pulkkis’s contribution to the genre. Syn: flutist …   Wiktionary

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