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petrichor

[pe-trahy-kawr, ‐ker] /ˈpɛ traɪˌkɔr, ‐kər/
noun
1.
a distinctive scent, usually described as earthy, pleasant, or sweet, produced by rainfall on very dry ground.
Origin of petrichor
1960-1965
1960-65; petro-1 + ichor (in the classical mythology sense “ethereal fluid”)
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