From Latin petra (“stone”) + (arte)fact.
petrifact (plural petrifacts)
- An object made of stone, especially one formed from petrifaction.
- 1974, Lawrence Durrell, Monsieur, Faber & Faber 1992, p. 132:
- The whole scene was littered with petrifacts of different sizes and kinds, enormous trees, weighing tons, bared of their branches, overthrown and turned to stone.