Etymology
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flutist (n.)

c. 1600, probably from French flûtiste (see flute (n.) + -ist); replaced Middle English flouter (early 13c., from Old French flauteor) and is preferred in U.S. The British preference is flautist (q.v.), a Continental reborrowing that returns the original diphthong.

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Definitions of flutist

flutist (n.)
someone who plays the flute;
Synonyms: flautist / flute player
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