Origin of abattoirFrench from abattre: see abate
Freshly butchered meat in an abattoir.
The definition of an abattoir is a place in which animals are killed and butchered for the intention of being processed as food.
An example of an abattoir is a slaughterhouse.
Origin of abattoirFrench from abattre to strike down from Old French; see abate .
- Besides the regimental buildings there are a large number of buildings for garrison purposes, such as quarters and offices for general, staff and departmental officers, with the warrant and non-commissioned officers employed under them; the supply depot with abattoir and bakery; the ordnance stores; barrack stores for furniture and bedding, shops and stores for R.