Top definition
Unrefined crude oil. The by-product of dinosaurs rotting for millions of years underground.
Petroleum is the formal name for unrefined fossil fuel.
by GAWII May 20, 2008
Get the mug
Get a Petroleum mug for your brother-in-law GΓΌnter.
British Guy: Imma fill meh car up with teh petroleum!
American Guy: Pardon me sir, Do you perhaps mean gasoline?
British Guy: Yeh! Thats what I want!!!!!!!11one
Get the merch
Get the petroleum neck gaiter and mug.
I need to stop at the gas station and put premium petroleum in my pimpin' 1979 Camaro.
by James Lowe July 05, 2005
Get the mug
Get a petroleum mug for your buddy Sarah.