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

 

slaughterhouse

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈslɔːtəhaʊs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈslɔːtərhaʊs//
 
(British English also abattoir) Animal farming
 
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a building where animals are killed for food See related entries: Animal farming
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: slaughterhouse