durian


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Synonyms for durian

tree of southeastern Asia having edible oval fruit with a hard spiny rind

huge fruit native to southeastern Asia 'smelling like Hell and tasting like Heaven'

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Durian, explains Dave, is a fruit that tastes delicious but makes a terrible stink when cut open.
With this rocketing investment, the Big Durian, is set to continuously grow and develop economically to converge with changing commercial and human needs.
The durian smell has been described as a mix of an onion-like sulfury aroma with notes of sweet fruitiness and savoury soup-seasoning.
Frozen monthong durian fruit Durian fruit is known as the "king of fruits" in southeast Asia and is known for its strong odour.
Although durian has a very strong odor it is a tasty fruit and incidentally one of my favorites too.
C'est par ces mots que Jacques Dournes introduit sa petite etude sur le durian, un fruit extremement prise en Asie du Sud-Est, mais dont l'odeur fait l'objet de descriptions pour le moins univoques de la part des Occidentaux.
8220;Godrej Interio, Nilkamal, Featherlite, and Durian are currently the leading companies in the Indian furniture market.
The stinlciest fruit in the world, Musang King Durian fruit, has proved to be such a success within the UK, that it has completely sold out within weeks of going on sale in Loon Fung stores across London.
Even a durian fruit, despite its very off-putting smell, has a more interesting appearance with its spiky husk.
Furniture maker Durian too is looking for markets in the tier II and tier III towns.
In this research, a durian orchard is chosen to be a pioneering example of the WSN for fruit maturity monitoring system.
Cultural experiences planned for the Rota volunteers include a thrilling Tuc-Tuc ride around Kampot, touring a Durian fruit farm, visits to the Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda and Central Market, learning traditional fishing techniques on Kep Beach and exploring Cambodia's unique salt fields.
The woman in my third example (top) sells durian fruit in the Ben Tre, Vietnam, market.
Focusing on Fruit Chan's [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] Durian Durian [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (2000) and Hollywood, Hong Kong [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (2001), and Samson Chiu Leung-chun's [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] Golden Chicken [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (2002) and its sequel, Golden Chicken 2 (2003), I look at how these films, in diverse forms, pose questions about gender--especially in the figure of the prostitute--in the construction of cultural imaginaries, and the location and dislocation of the nation as a site where multiple histories and identities intersect and intertwine.
Since Durian has control of Elm, it can instruct Elm how to vote at the meeting.