petrodiesel

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

petro- +‎ diesel

Noun[edit]

petrodiesel (uncountable)

  1. Diesel derived from petroleum (contrasted with biodiesel).
    • 2008 May 18, Jim Norman, “Fuel From Plants, Not Oil Wells”, New York Times:
      Biodiesel these days is selling at about the same prices as petrodiesel, or even a little more in many places.