petrol

petrol
noun Brit.
1》 a light fuel oil that is obtained by distilling petroleum and used in internal-combustion engines.
2》 (also petrol blue) a shade of greenish or greyish blue.
Origin
C19: from Fr. pétrole, from med. L. petroleum (see petroleum).

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