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amputee

[am-pyoo-tee] /ˌæm pyʊˈti/
noun
1.
a person who has lost all or part of an arm, hand, leg, etc., by amputation.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; amput(ated) + -ee, modeled on French amputé, past participle of amputer to amputate
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British Dictionary definitions for amputees

amputee

/ˌæmpjʊˈtiː/
noun
1.
a person who has had a limb amputated
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amputee

n.

1910, perhaps on a French model; see amputation + -ee.

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amputees in Medicine

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

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