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abattage (plural abattages)
- (veterinary medicine) The slaughter of animals, especially diseased ones to limit the spread of the disease.
- (military) The anchoring of the wheels of an artillery piece, preparatory to firing.
abattage m (plural abattages)
- slaughter or butchering for meat
- felling or cutting down of (trees)
- destruction, demolition of (a wall)