Definition of abattoir noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

abattoir

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈæbətwɑː(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈæbətwɑːr//
 
(British English) Animal farming
 
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= slaughterhouse See related entries: Animal farming Word Origin early 19th cent.: from French, from abattre ‘to fell’.

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