Petrol meaning

pĕt'rəl
Gasoline.
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(chiefly Australia, New Zealand, UK) Petroleum, a fluid consisting of a mixture of refined petroleum hydrocarbons, primarily consisting of octane, commonly used as a motor fuel.
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Origin of petrol

From French (essence de) pétrole, from Medieval Latin petroleum, from Ancient Greek πετρέλαιον (petrelaion, “oil of the rock"), from πέτρα (petra, “stone, rock")+ ἔλαιον (elaion, “olive oil, any oily substance")