Meaning of PETROLATUM in English

PETROLATUM

n.

Pronunciation: ˌ pe-tr ə - ' l ā -t ə m, - ' lä-

Function: noun

Etymology: New Latin, from Medieval Latin petroleum

Date: 1887

: PETROLEUM JELLY

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