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.
References in periodicals archive ?
The abattoir, which is run by a group of volunteers, has been awarded funding from Prince Charles' rural charity in recognition of the essential services it provides to food producers.
Summary: Up to 1,093 sheep and 42 cows were slaughtered at the Central Abattoir in Filya.
An additional number of butchers and abattoir staff will be on hand to operate temporary sites during this period, namely Fast Abattoir near Al Qusais Abattoir and Al Khawaneej Abattoir near the Veterinary Clinic and Services Section in Wadi Al Amradi, and Jebel Ali Abattoir, which specialises in slaughtering animals for the Mawashi App.
Members of KOADU Dukundumurimo, a cooperative that runs an abattoir in Rubavu district have stopped a court bailiff identified as Leon Semajambi from auctioning their Rutagara abattoir in Rubavu sector.
Some butchers in Ibadan, on Wednesday, called on the state government to consider the establishment of another abattoir to complement the central abattoir at Amosun area in Akinyele local government area of the state.
However, the chairman commended Lucara Botswana for rescuing the Letlhakane abattoir. Lucara Botswana recently disclosed that they would bankroll the abattoir to bring it to operational stage where thereafter would be run by a private operator identified by the board.
figure By BRIAN WASUNA One of Kenya's forgotten scandals, the 45-year-old Halal abattoir in Ngong, has resurfaced, and the taxpayer will, once again, shoulder the Sh5.7 billion burden of the private meat venture that went terribly wrong in the 1970s.
One forum was held in Corwen and Sian Evans of local abattoir GR Evans & Co, said: "It was good opportunity to meet up with fellow abattoirs and cutting plants."
RAWALPINDI -- The Rawalpindi Cantonment Board (RCB) has decided to utilise four kanals adjacent to the army graveyard near Racecourse Park for the construction of an abattoir.
Widam Food Company has opened a new abattoir for slaughtering camels, which is considered the first of its type in the country.