the scent of rain on dry earth. The word is constructed from Greek, petra, meaning stone + ichor, the fluid that flows in the veins of the gods in Greek mythology

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Petrichor ( /ˈpɛtrɨkər/) is the scent of rain on dry earth. The word is constructed from Greek, petra, meaning stone + ichor, the fluid that flows in the veins of the gods in Greek mythology.

The Chemical Compounds Behind The Smell Of Rain                              …

The Chemical Compounds Behind The Smell Of Rain

I can definitely recognize a distinct smell after it rains. The third graphic in the ‘Aroma Chemistry’ series looks at the chemical compounds that cause the smells before and after rain.

PETRICHOR (N)  The smell of earth after rain.

I Love that there's a word for the smell of earth after rain . Our sense of smell is one of the strongest memory triggers and the smell of earth after rain is one of the most nostalgic smells.

Petrichor: (n) the pleasant, earthy smell after rain. | 32 Of The Most Beautiful Words In The English Language

32 Of The Most Beautiful Words In The English Language

Petrichor. The wonderful smell in the air after it's been raining. #design #wordoftheday

The wonderful smell in the air after it's been raining. One of my favorites smell

I like people who get excited about the change of seasons, The sound of the ocean, watching the sunset, the smell of rain and starry nights. - Brooke Hampton quote

I like people who get excited about the change of seasons, The sound of the ocean, watching the sunset, the smell of rain and starry nights. they're the people who care.

Petrichor... the smell of dust after rain.

Petrichor

Petrichor, as defined by the TARDIS Matrix when inhabiting the body of Idris, was the smell of.

The first drops of rain always bring a smile on our faces. The smell of wet soil, the damp grass, and the slosh of puddles under our feet make us want to dance with wanton joy. Rains make a heart go romantic.

The first drops of rain always bring a smile on our faces. The smell of wet soil, the damp grass, and the slosh of puddles under our feet make us want to dance with joy. Rains make a heart go romantic.

"We live for the night's decor, it reveals what we dream of." - Glowing Eyes by Twenty Øne Piløts

I love the rain but loathe thunder and lightning. Love rain bur hate when it gets on my glasses

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Writing Prompt - Her mind was an interesting place; it was where she kept her most beloved fantasies.

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