Definitions for abattoirˈæb əˌtwɑr, ˌæb əˈtwɑr

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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

  2. Origin: [F., fr. abattre to beat down. See Abate.]

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  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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