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Definitions of petroleum:

part of speech: noun

A liquid inflammable substance issuing from certain rocks.

part of speech: noun

A liquid mineral pitch of a dark yellowish- brown colour, so called from its oozing out of several strata like oil; known also as mineral oil.

part of speech: noun

An inflammable dark yellowish brown liquid issuing from certain rocks or pumped from the earth; mineral oil.

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