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amputee

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

Origin of amputee

1905–10; amputat(ed) + -ee, modeled on French amputé, past participle of amputer to amputate
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amputee

noun
  1. a person who has had a limb amputated
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Word Origin and History for amputee

n.

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

amputee in Medicine

amputee

([object Object])
n.
  1. A person who has had one or more limbs removed by amputation.
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