abattoir

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noun ab·at·toir \ˈa-bə-ˌtwär, -ˌtwȯr, -ˌtȯr\

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Origin and Etymology of abattoir

borrowed from French, from stem of abattre “to strike down, slaughter” + -oir 1-ory — more at abate



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