The inside and outside of a durian fruit.
- the oval, spiny, edible fruit of an East Indian tree (Durio zibethinus) of the bombax family
- the tree
Origin of durianMalay ; from dūri, thorn, prickle
- A tree (Durio zibethinus) of Southeast Asia, bearing edible fruit.
- The fruit of this plant, having a hard prickly rind and soft pulp with a strong odor.
Origin of durianMalay, from duri, thorn.
From Malay durian, from Proto-Malayic *duri-an, from Proto-Western Malayo-Polynesian *duʀi-an, from Proto-Austronesian *duʀi (“thorn”). Compare iwi.