amputees

amputee

[am-pyoo-tee]
noun
a person who has lost all or part of an arm, hand, leg, etc., by amputation.

Origin:
1905–10; amput(ated) + -ee, modeled on French amputé, past participle of amputer to amputate

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amputee (ˌæmpjʊˈtiː)
 
n
a person who has had a limb amputated

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amputee
1910, derived from amputation (q.v.).
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amputee am·pu·tee (ām'pyu-tē')
n.
A person who has had one or more limbs removed by amputation.

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