Definition of Abattoir

1. Noun. A building where animals are butchered.

Exact synonyms: Butchery, Shambles, Slaughterhouse
Generic synonyms: Building, Edifice
Derivative terms: Butcher



Definition of Abattoir

1. n. A public slaughterhouse for cattle, sheep, etc.

Definition of Abattoir

1. Noun. A public slaughterhouse for cattle, sheep, etc. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Abattoir

1. a slaughterhouse [n -S] - See also: slaughterhouse

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Abattoir

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abating
abatis
abatised
abatises
abatjour
abatjours
abaton
abator
abators
abatsons
abattage
abattis
abattised
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abattoir (current term)
abattoirlike
abattoirs
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abature
abatures
abatvent
abatvents
abatvoix
abatvoixes
abax
abaxes
abaxial
abaxially
abaxile

Literary usage of Abattoir

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1. Text-book of Meat Hygiene: With Special Consideration to Ante-mortem and by Richard Heinrich Edelmann, John Robbins Mohler (1908)
"A. Location of the abattoir In selecting a location for an abattoir it should be considered that the building should— 1. Be located outside the city, ..."

2. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"MEAT INSPECTION AT THE BERLIN abattoir. animals slaughtered at the Berlin abattoir was as follows: Cattle, 130733; 1>R HERTWIG reports that during the ..."

3. A Faggot of French Sticks: Or, Paris in 1851 by Francis Bond Head (1852)
"abattoir DES COCHONS.* ON descending from an omnibus, in which I had been rumbling along sideways for nearly three quarters of an hour, and which at last ..."

4. Nuremberg and Its Art to the End of the 18th Century by Paul Johannes Rée (1905)
"Gateway to the abattoir. Photograph by F. Schmidt. mann established his famous map ... The abattoir, erected in 1571, is found to be a building perfectly ..."

5. Preventive Medicine and Hygiene by Milton Joseph Rosenau, George Chandler Whipple, John William Trask, Thomas William Salmon (1916)
"The abattoir.—So long as animals are permitted to be slaughtered in any barn or cellar it is impossible to exercise a proper control over meat and meat ..."

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