petrolic

[pi-trol-ik]

Origin of petrolic

First recorded in 1895–1900; petrol(eum) + -ic
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Historical Examples of petrolic

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


British Dictionary definitions for petrolic

petrolic

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