Definition of durian noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

durian

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noun
BrE BrE//ˈdʊəriən//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʊriən//
 
 
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a large tropical fruit with a strong unpleasant smell but a sweet flavour Word Origin late 16th cent.: from Malay durian, from duri ‘thorn’.