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slaughterhouse

noun slaugh·ter·house \ˈsl-tər-ˌhas\

: a building where animals are killed for their meat

Full Definition of SLAUGHTERHOUSE

:  an establishment where animals are butchered
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First Known Use of SLAUGHTERHOUSE

14th century
SLAUGHTERHOUSE Defined for Kids

slaughterhouse

noun slaugh·ter·house \ˈsl-tər-ˌhas\
plural slaugh·ter·hous·es \-ˌha-zəz\

Definition of SLAUGHTERHOUSE for Kids

:  a building where animals are killed and prepared for food

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