amputee

noun am·pu·tee \ ˌam-pyə-ˈtē \
Updated on: 14 May 2018

Definition of amputee

: one that has had a limb amputated

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1910

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Definition of amputee for English Language Learners

  • : a person who has had an arm or leg amputated


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amputee

noun am·pu·tee \ ˌam-pyə-ˈtē \

medical Definition of amputee

: one that has had a limb amputated

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