du·ri·an /ˈdʊriən, iˌɑn ||ˈdjʊr-/
Du·ri·an or Du·ri·on, n. Bot. The fruit of the durio. It is oval or globular, and eight or ten inches long. It has a hard prickly rind, containing a soft, cream-colored pulp, of a most delicious flavor and a very offensive odor. The seeds are roasted and eaten like chestnuts.
n 1: tree of southeastern Asia having edible oval fruit with a
hard spiny rind [syn: durion, durian tree, Durio
2: huge fruit native to southeastern Asia `smelling like Hell
and tasting like Heaven'; seeds are roasted and eaten like