from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of malvaceous trees, of which there are three species, natives of the Malay peninsula and adjoining islands.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) A fruit tree (Durio zibethinus, the only species known) of the Indian Archipelago. It bears the durian.

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  • noun a genus of tall Asian trees of the family Bombacaceae


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