petrolic

[ pi-trol-ik ]
/ pɪˈtrɒl ɪk /
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adjective

of, relating to, or produced from petroleum.

Nearby words

  1. petroleum,
  2. petroleum benzin,
  3. petroleum ether,
  4. petroleum jelly,
  5. petrolhead,
  6. petroliferous,
  7. petrolina,
  8. petrologic,
  9. petrology,
  10. petromastoid

Origin of petrolic

First recorded in 1895–1900; petrol(eum) + -ic

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Examples from the Web for petrolic

  • 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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