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Synonyms of petrifaction

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1. petrifaction, petrification, fossilization, fossilisation

usage: the process of turning some plant material into stone by infiltration with water carrying mineral particles without changing the original shape

2. petrifaction, rock, stone

usage: a rock created by petrifaction; an organic object infiltrated with mineral matter and preserved in its original form

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