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Noun: durian  d(y)û-ree-un
  1. Tree of southeastern Asia having edible oval fruit with a hard spiny rind
    - durion, durian tree, Durio zibethinus
     
  2. Huge fruit native to southeastern Asia 'smelling like Hell and tasting like Heaven'; seeds are roasted and eaten like nuts

Derived forms: durians

Type of: edible fruit, fruit tree

Part of: Durio, genus Durio

Encyclopedia: Durian