Meaning of PETROLATUM in English

PETROLATUM

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˌpe-trə-ˈlā-təm, -ˈlä- ]

noun

Etymology: New Latin, from Medieval Latin petroleum

Date: 1887

: petroleum jelly

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.