Definition of petrifaction


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • petrifaction is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 19 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • petrifaction is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 22 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of petrifaction

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

    Synonyms

    1. petrification

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

See definition of petrifaction in Merriam Webster