abattis

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abattis (plural abattis or abattises)

  1. Alternative spelling of abatis

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French abatëiz. By surface analysis, abattre (to cut down) +‎ -is.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a.ba.ti/
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Noun[edit]

abattis m (plural abattis)

  1. rubble
  2. (Canada) an area that has been cleared of trees, but not yet of their stumps
  3. (cooking, plural only) giblets
  4. (military) abatis
  5. (dated, slang, plural only) limbs

Verb[edit]

abattis

  1. first/second-person singular past historic of abattre

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