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Petrichor (pronounced /ˈpɛtrɨkər/) is the name of the scent of rain on dry dirt. The term was created by two Australian researchers for an article in the journal Nature.[1]

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  1. Bear, I.J. (March 1964). "Nature of argillaceous odour". Nature. 201 (4923): 993–995. Bibcode:1964Natur.201..993B. doi:10.1038/201993a0. S2CID 4189441.