Definition of petrol in English:

petrol

Pronunciation /ˈpetrəl/ /ˈpɛtrəl/

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noun

British
  • 1A light fuel oil that is obtained by distilling petroleum and used in internal combustion engines; gasoline.

    • ‘petrol fumes’
  • 2

    (also petrol blue)
    A shade of greenish or greyish blue.

Origin

Late 19th century from French pétrole, from medieval Latin petroleum (see petroleum).