petro-

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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petro-

  1. of or pertaining to stone
  2. of or pertaining to petroleum-based products
  3. (neologism) Pertaining to, or funded by, oil export

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Usage notes[edit]

  • When used as a combining form for petroleum, its etymological meaning is misleading. Better would be to use oleo- (for products associated with oil)

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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petro-

  1. petro-

Italian[edit]

Prefix[edit]

petro-

  1. petro- (all senses)