Definition of petrolic in US English:

petrolic

adjective

  • Of or relating to petrol or petroleum; specifically relating to the use of petrol-driven motor vehicles.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in William Dean Howells (1837–1920), author. Originally from petrol- + -ic. In later use probably partly re-formed from petrol + -ic.

Pronunciation

petrolic

/pɪˈtrɒlɪk/