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A carving or incised drawing on rock, especially one made by prehistoric people.
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(Palaeontology) a drawing or carving on rock, esp a prehistoric one
[C19: via French from Greek petra stone + gluphē carving]
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a prehistoric drawing or carving on rock. Also called pet•ro•graph (-ˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf)
[1865–70; < French pétroglyphe]
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|Noun||1.||petroglyph - a carving or line drawing on rock (especially one made by prehistoric people)|
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