- the oval, spiny, edible fruit of an East Indian tree (Durio zibethinus) of the bombax family
- the tree
Origin: Malay < dūri, thorn, prickle
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- A tree (Durio zibethinus) of southeast Asia, bearing edible fruit.
- The fruit of this plant, having a hard, prickly rind and soft pulp with an offensive odor but a pleasant taste.
Origin: Malay durian, from duri, thorn.