[ pe-trahy-kawr, ‐ker ]
/ ˈpɛ traɪˌkɔr, ‐kər /
a distinctive scent, usually described as earthy, pleasant, or sweet, produced by rainfall on very dry ground.
- petri dish,
- petrie, sir william matthew flinders,
Origin of petrichor
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