a person who has lost all or part of an arm, hand, leg, etc., by amputation.

1905–10; amput(ated) + -ee, modeled on French amputé, past participle of amputer to amputate Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
amputee (ˌæmpjʊˈtiː)
a person who has had a limb amputated

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Word Origin & History

1910, derived from amputation (q.v.).
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Medical Dictionary

amputee am·pu·tee (ām'pyu-tē')
A person who has had one or more limbs removed by amputation.

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Example sentences
He knew that nerves in an amputee's stump could still carry signals from the
The prosthetic hand has movable digits, which enabled an amputee soldier to
  build a model of a wooden boat.
They realize that life as an amputee will not be easy.
The sense of urgency felt on the battlefield or in the amputee wards enters
  living rooms via nightly news coverage.
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