[doo r-ee-uh n, -ahn] /ˈdʊər i ən, -ˌɑn/
the edible fruit of a tree, Durio zibethinus, of the bombax family, of southeastern Asia, having a hard, prickly rind, a highly flavored, pulpy flesh, and an unpleasant odor.
the tree itself.
a SE Asian bombacaceous tree, Durio zibethinus, having very large oval fruits with a hard spiny rind containing seeds surrounded by edible evil-smelling aril
the fruit of this tree, which has an offensive smell but a pleasant taste: supposedly an aphrodisiac
1580s, from Malay durian, from duri “thorn, prickle.” So called for its rind.
[doo r-i-kruhst, dyoo r-] /ˈdʊər ɪˌkrʌst, ˈdyʊər-/ noun 1. a hard crust that forms on or in soil in semiarid climates owing to cementation of soil particles. Compare , (defs 1, 2). /ˈdjʊərɪˌkrʌst/ noun 1. another name for caliche (sense 2)
[doo r-ing, dyoo r-] /ˈdʊər ɪŋ, ˈdyʊər-/ preposition 1. throughout the duration, continuance, or existence of: He lived in Florida during the winter. 2. at some time or point in the course of: They departed during the night. [doo r, dyoo r] /dʊər, dyʊər/ verb (used with or without object), dured, during. Archaic. 1. . […]
/ˈdɜːkən/ noun 1. (John) Mark. born 1960, Northern Irish politician; leader of the Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) from 2001 to 2010
[durk-hahym; French dyr-kem] /ˈdɜrk haɪm; French dürˈkɛm/ noun 1. Émile [ey-meel] /eɪˈmil/ (Show IPA), 1858–1917, French sociologist and philosopher. /ˈdɜːkhaɪm; French dyrkɛm/ noun 1. Émile (emil). 1858–1917, French sociologist, whose pioneering works include De la Division du travail social (1893)