Definition of firenado in English:

firenado

noun

  • A rapidly rotating column of flames above an intense fire, caused when air, dust, etc. is drawn into the fire from the surroundings and rises, creating a vortex.

    ‘one of the firefighters caught a video of a 100-foot firenado swirling upward toward the sky’

Origin

Early 21st century: blend of fire and tornado.

Pronunciation

firenado

/fʌɪəˈneɪdəʊ/