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petrolic

[ pi-trol-ik ]
/ pɪˈtrɒl ɪk /
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adjective
of, relating to, or produced from petroleum.
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Origin of petrolic

First recorded in 1895–1900; petrol(eum) + -ic
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How to use petrolic in a sentence

  • The faint chill that touched Mr. Arbuton at the mention of Eriecreek and its petrolic associations was transient.

    A Chance Acquaintance|W. D. Howells

British Dictionary definitions for petrolic

petrolic
/ (pɛˈtrɒlɪk) /

adjective
of, relating to, containing, or obtained from petroleum
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