Definitions for abattoirˈæb əˌtwɑr, ˌæb əˈtwɑr

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ab•at•toirˈæb əˌtwɑr, ˌæb əˈtwɑr(n.)

  1. a slaughterhouse.

Origin of abattoir:

1810–20; < F, =abatt(re) to slaughter (see abate ) +-oir -ory2

Princeton's WordNet

  1. abattoir, butchery, shambles, slaughterhouse(noun)

    a building where animals are butchered

Wiktionary

  1. abattoir(Noun)

    A public slaughterhouse for cattle, sheep, etc.

  2. Origin: * from abattre + -oir.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Abattoir(noun)

    a public slaughterhouse for cattle, sheep, etc

Freebase

  1. Abattoir

    "Abattoir" is a single by German industrial music band X Marks the Pedwalk. It was released by Zoth Ommog in Europe in LP and CD format. The song Abattoir is sometimes credited as "Abbatoir" on subsequent compilations. The former is the correct spelling, and is French for "slaughterhouse".


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

abattoir(noun)

a place where animals are killed for food; a slaughterhouse.

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