from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A person who has had one or more limbs removed by amputation.
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- n. A person who has had one or more limbs removed.
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- n. someone who has had a limb removed by amputation
From French amputée, (past participle of amputer ("to amputate")), from Latin amputatus, perfect passive participle of amputare ("to amputate"). (Wiktionary)