Word DURIAN (DUR'ee-uhn, DYOOR'-, -ahn') n.
1. A tree, Durio zibethinus, of southeastern Asia, bearing edible fruit.
2. The fruit of the DURIAN, having a hard, prickly rind and soft pulp with
an offensive odor but a pleasant taste.
Etymology - Malay
Domain - Botany
Source: LIS (American Heritage Dictionary)