noun muir·burn \ˈmyu̇(ə)rˌbərn\

Definition of muirburn


  1. :  the burning of the heath and stubble on a moor

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Origin and Etymology of muirburn

Middle English (Scots) murbyrn, from mur moor + -byrn (from Middle English birnen to burn) — more at burn

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