moorburn

muirburn

/ (ˈmuːrˌbʌrn, ˈmʊəˌbɜːn) /

noun

Scot the practice of burning off old growth on a heather moor to encourage new growth for grazing

Nearby words

  1. moony,
  2. moor,
  3. moor grass,
  4. moorage,
  5. moorbird,
  6. moorcock,
  7. moore,
  8. moore's law,
  9. moore, archie,
  10. moore, brian

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