Definition of petrean in English:

petrean

(also petraean)

adjective

  • Rocky, stony; of or relating to rocks or stones. Now rare.

Origin

Early 17th century (in an earlier sense). From post-classical Latin petreus living among rocks, of or relating to St Peter, rocky, stony + -an.

Pronunciation

petrean

/pɪˈtriːən/