Definition of moorburn in English:

moorburn

noun

Scottish
  • [mass noun] The seasonal burning of heather and other vegetation on a moor to make way for new growth.

    • ‘Leyden's taste for reading, once kindled, spread like the moorburn on his native heaths, first over the books in his father's possession, and then to the shelves of the neighbours.’

Pronunciation:

moorburn

/ˈmʊəbəːn//ˈmɔːbəːn/