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  • adj. Having the quality of converting organic matter into stone; petrifying.
  • adj. Pertaining to, or characterized by, petrifaction.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having the quality of converting organic matter into stone; petrifying.
  • adj. Pertaining to, or characterized by, petrifaction.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to petrifaction.
  • Having power to petrify or to convert vegetable or animal substances into stone.

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