Translation of "slaughter" - English-Spanish dictionary

slaughter

verb uk /ˈslɔː·tər/

to kill an animal for meat

matar, sacrificar

to kill a lot of people in a cruel way

masacrar
noun [ no plural ] uk /ˈslɔː·tər/

a situation in which a lot of people or animals are killed in a cruel way

matanza

(Translation of “slaughter” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

slaughter

noun /ˈsloːtə/

the killing of people or animals in large numbers, cruelly and usually unnecessarily

masacre
Many people protested at the annual slaughter of seals.

the killing of animals for food

matanza
Methods of slaughter must be humane.
slaughter-house noun

a place where animals are killed in order to be sold for food; an abattoir.

matadero

(Translation of “slaughter” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)