grassfire

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Etymology[edit]

grass +‎ fire

Noun[edit]

grassfire (plural grassfires)

  1. A fire burning over grass or grassland
    • 2009 January 20, Anne Wright with AAP, “Grassfire under control after burning property in Frankston North”, in Herald Sun[1]:
      FIREFIGHTERS have controlled a grassfire which threatened houses in a heavily populated area in Melbourne's south.