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Wordling | 7-14 yrs | Reading Pod

What does”Petrichor” mean?

Petrichor, pronounced [Pet-ri-kar] is the earthy smell that often accompanies the first rainfall. It’s derived from the Greek words “petra” and “ichor”, meaning “stone” and “fluid’ respectively. Petrichor is the scent of rain in the air, the smell of the dry earth getting the first taste of soothing showers. Have you ever experienced the delight of a petrichor?