The definition of an inferno is hell, or a very hot place with flames.(noun)
An example of an inferno is a huge wood-burning oven.
See inferno in Webster's New World College Dictionary
noun pl. infernos
Origin: It < L infernus: see infernal
See inferno in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun pl. in·fer·nos
Origin: Italian, hell
Origin: , from Late Latin īnfernus; see infernal.
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