1. [ noun ] (botany) tree of southeastern Asia having edible oval fruit with a hard spiny rind
Synonyms: durian_tree Durio_zibethinus durion
Related terms: fruit_tree Durio
2. [ noun ] (chemistry,botany,food) huge fruit native to southeastern Asia `smelling like Hell and tasting like Heaven'; seeds are roasted and eaten like nuts
Related terms: edible_fruit
Similar spelling:   Duran