Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. surgical removal of all or part of a limb, etc.
  • n. the loss of a limb, etc. through trauma

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of amputating; esp. the operation of cutting off a limb or projecting part of the body.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of amputating; especially, the operation of cutting off a limb or other part of the body, or a portion of it.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a condition of disability resulting from the loss of one or more limbs
  • n. a surgical removal of all or part of a limb

Etymologies

amputate +‎ -ion (Wiktionary)

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