Search Result for "abattoir":
Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a building where animals are butchered;
[syn: abattoir, butchery, shambles, slaughterhouse]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Abattoir \A`bat`toir"\ ([.a]`b[.a]t`tw[aum]r"), n.; pl. Abattoirs (-tw[aum]rz"). [F., fr. abattre to beat down. See Abate.] A public slaughterhouse for cattle, sheep, etc. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

abattoir n 1: a building where animals are butchered [syn: abattoir, butchery, shambles, slaughterhouse]




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