abattoir


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ab·at·toir

 (ăb′ə-twär′)
n.
A slaughterhouse.

[French, from abattre, to strike down, from Old French; see abate.]

abattoir

(ˈæbəˌtwɑː)
n
(Agriculture) another name for slaughterhouse
[C19: French, from abattre to fell]

ab•at•toir

(ˈæb əˌtwɑr, ˌæb əˈtwɑr)

n.
a slaughterhouse.
[1810–20; < French, =abatt(re) to slaughter (see abate) + -oir -ory2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.abattoir - a building where animals are butcheredabattoir - a building where animals are butchered
building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"

abattoir

noun slaughterhouse, shambles, butchery The report said that conditions in the abattoir were appalling.
Translations
مَسْلَخ، مَذْبَح
кланица
jatky
slagtehusslagteri
teurastamo
vágóhíd
sláturhús
skerdykla
lopkautuve
jatky

abattoir

[ˈæbətwɑːʳ] Nmatadero m

abattoir

[ˈæbətwɑːr] n (British)abattoir m

abattoir

nSchlachthof m

abattoir

[ˈæbətwɑːʳ] n (Brit) → macello, mattatoio

abattoir

(ˈӕbətwaː) , ((American) ӕbəˈtwa:r) noun
a place where animals are killed for food; a slaughterhouse.
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