amputee

amputee
am|pu|tee [ˌæmpjuˈti:] n
someone who has had an arm or a leg amputated

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • amputee — noun Date: 1910 one that has had a limb amputated …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • amputee — /am pyoo tee /, n. a person who has lost all or part of an arm, hand, leg, etc., by amputation. [1905 10; AMPUT(ATED) + EE, modeled on F amputé, ptp. of amputer to amputate] * * * …   Universalium

  • amputee — noun A person who has had one or more limbs removed. See Also: amputate, amputation …   Wiktionary

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