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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 deaf-mute /ˈdɛfˈmjut/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 deaf-mute /ˈdɛfˈmjut/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Deaf-mute 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. [See Illust. of Dactylology.]
    Deaf-mutes are still so called, even when, by artificial methods, they have been taught to speak imperfectly.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : lacking the sense of hearing and the ability to speak [syn:
      n : a deaf person who is unable to speak [syn: mute, deaf-and-dumb