abatedouro

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Portuguese[edit]

abatedouro

Etymology[edit]

Abater (to butcher) with -douro (suffix indicating location), of abater, from Vulgar Latin *abbatuere or *abattere, from Latin ad (to) with battuere (beat). Cognate with English and French abattoir.

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Noun[edit]

abatedouro m (plural abatedouros)

  1. slaughterhouse (place where animals are slaughtered)

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