WONDER #2256: What Is Psithurism?

Question 1 of 3

What word describes the sound of wind in the trees and rustling of leaves?

  1. petrichor
  2. frondescence
  3. psithurism
  4. noctivagant

Question 2 of 3

Petrichor refers to the earthy smell after what?

  1. rain
  2. harvest
  3. digging
  4. drought

Question 3 of 3

Of all the different types of trees, the sound of wind blowing through which tree seems to have captured the imagination of naturalists more than any other?

  1. oak
  2. maple
  3. banyan
  4. pine

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