amputee

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Etymology[edit]

From French amputée, (past participle of amputer (to amputate)), from Latin amputatus, perfect passive participle of amputare (to amputate).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: am‧pu‧tee

Noun[edit]

amputee (plural amputees)

  1. A person who has had one or more limbs removed.

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