susurrus


su·sur·rus

noun \s-ˈsər-əs, -ˈsə-rəs\

Definition of SUSURRUS

:  a whispering or rustling sound
su·sur·rant \-ˈsər-ənt, -ˈsə-rənt\ adjective

Origin of SUSURRUS

Latin, hum, whisper — more at swarm
First Known Use: 1826

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