Meaning of petrean in English:

petrean

(also petraean)

Pronunciation /pɪˈtriːən/

See synonyms for petrean

adjective

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

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.