Definition of petrocurrency in English:

petrocurrency

Pronunciation /ˈpɛtrə(ʊ)ˌkʌrənsi/ /ˈpɛtrəʊˌkʌr(ə)nsi/

noun

  • The currency of a petroleum-exporting country, whose exchange rate varies chiefly with the fluctuations of the petroleum market.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in Time. From petro- + currency.