Lauffeuer

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originally for the line of gunpowder used to explode something remotely, then figuratively used for any fire that propagates rapidly.

Noun[edit]

Lauffeuer n ‎(genitive Lauffeuers, plural Lauffeuer)

  1. wildfire, rapidly-spreading fire
    wie ein Lauffeuerlike wildfire

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