Definition of Genus durio
1. Noun. A genus of tall Asian trees of the family Bombacaceae.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Bombacaceae, Family Bombacaceae
Member holonyms: Durian, Durian Tree, Durio Zibethinus, Durion
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Durio
Literary usage of Genus durio
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1. A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines by Andrew Ure (1858)
"... tree is of a large size, from 60 to 70 feet in height, and from 2 to 3 feet in diameter. Its general appearance resembles the genus Durio, or well known ..."
2. Iron edited by Sholto Percy, Perry Fairfax Nursey (1848)
"The tree is of a large size, from 60 to 70 feet in height, and from 2 to 3 feet in diameter. Its general appearance resembles the genus Durio, or well-known ..."
3. Forty years in the medical profession, 1858-1898 by John Janvier Black (1900)
"... the only known species of its genus, Durio zibethinus. The fruit is round or oval and nearly a foot long. It has a hard rind, with prickles. ..."