Meaning of durian

du•ri•an

Pronunciation: (door'ē-un, -än"), [key]
— n.
  1. the edible fruit of a tree, Durio zibethinus, of the bombax family, of southeastern Asia, having a hard, prickly rind, a highly flavored, pulpy flesh, and an unpleasant odor.
  2. the tree itself.
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