crown fire

noun

Definition of crown fire

: a forest fire that advances often at great speed from crown to crown often well in advance of the fire on the ground

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First Known Use of crown fire

1893, in the meaning defined above

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“Crown fire.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crown%20fire. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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