Definition of Genus durio

1. Noun. A genus of tall Asian trees of the family Bombacaceae.

Exact synonyms: Durio
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

genus Drimys
genus Dromaius
genus Drosera
genus Drosophila
genus Drosophyllum
genus Dryadella
genus Dryas
genus Drymarchon
genus Drymoglossum
genus Drynaria
genus Dryopithecus
genus Dryopteris
genus Drypis
genus Dugong
genus Dumetella
genus Durio
genus Dusicyon
genus Dysdercus
genus Eacles
genus Eburophyton
genus Ecballium
genus Echeneis
genus Echidnophaga
genus Echinacea
genus Echinocactus
genus Echinocereus
genus Echinochloa
genus Echinococcus
genus Echinops
genus Echium

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. ..."

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