What does abattoir mean?

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


  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.]


  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".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Abattoir

    a-bat-wär′, n. a public slaughter-house. [Fr. See ety. of Abate.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of abattoir in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of abattoir in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mohammad Ali Qureshi:

    Members of the VHP came to Deonar abattoir late at night and asked us to stop the slaughter, showing the copy of the High Court order.

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