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  • adj. Of or pertaining to the formation of rock
  • adj. Produced by the incomplete combustion of petroleum

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In geology, relating to the origin of rocks in general or of special masses.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek πέτρος (petros, "rock") + -genic

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petrol + -genic

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