abatis: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (ab'u-tē", -tis, u-bat'ē, u-bat'is), [key]
— pl. ab•a•tis ab•a•tis•es
- an obstacle or barricade of trees with bent or sharpened branches directed toward an enemy.
- a barbed wire entanglement used as an obstacle or barricade against an enemy.
- abatis (Thesaurus)