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English noun: petrifaction

1. petrifaction (process) the process of turning some plant material into stone by infiltration with water carrying mineral particles without changing the original shape


Synonymspetrification


Broader (hypernym)fossilisation, fossilization

2. petrifaction (object) a rock created by petrifaction; an organic object infiltrated with mineral matter and preserved in its original form


Broader (hypernym)rock, stone









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