Abattoir (noun)

A slaughterhouse, a facility where animals are killed and processed for food.


French, from old french abattre "to beat down".


  1. The abattoir was inspected for the first time in years, and the conditions were found to be inhumane.
  2. The abattoir was on the outskirts of the city.
  3. The workers at the abattoir were skilled butchers.
  4. The smell of the abattoir was overwhelming.
  5. The abattoir was closed down due to health code violations.
Some random words: burned-out, vanadium, disinfectant