from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A person who can neither hear nor speak.
- adj. Unable to speak or hear. See Usage Note at mute.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Unable to hear or speak
- n. A person who is unable to hear or speak.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A person who is deaf and dumb; one who, through deprivation or defect of hearing, has either failed the acquire the power of speech, or has lost it.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A person who is both deaf and dumb, the dumbness resulting from deafness which has existed either from birth or from a very early period of the person's life.
- n. A subject for dissection.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. lacking the sense of hearing and the ability to speak
- n. a deaf person who is unable to speak
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