durian fruit

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durian fruit

A prickly fruit from Southeast Asia, the cut flesh of which smells a bit like rotten onions or manure. It has a reputation as an aphrodisiac, given that its fruit contains an oestrogen congener.
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Love it or hate it, Durian fruit has brought attention to the fantastic food products available from Malaysia.
Returning to scenario one, Durian owns 90 per cent of subsidiary Elm, so the remaining 10 per cent is owned by NCIs.
color) California Task Force 2 members now searching for vic tims in Haiti, from left, Ron Weckbacher and Dawson; Bill Monahan and Hunter; Gary Durian and Baxter; Ron Horetski and Pearl; Jason Vasquez and Maverick; and Jasmine Segura and Cadillac.
When it's ripe and ready to eat, the durian can make a whole house smell a little like old gym socks.
A durian fruit-tastes like heaven, smells like a mixture of horse manure, turps, smelly socks and cat wee.
There are fresh tamarinds, mange tout leaves, galangale, sour mango and durian - large, heavy and viciously spiked fruits with a pungent smell but subtle taste.
I wasn't as fluent as I'd have liked to have been, but the two horses I rode Spanish Land in the Prix de la Providence and Durian in the Prix du Chateau d'Eau ran well, so that's encouraging.
DKT has noted some users' complaints about the latex scent of plain condoms, and has also tried to market condoms in other parts of the world tailored to local tastes, including those scented with the infamously stinky durian fruit in Indonesia and sweet-corn fragranced condoms in China.
According to a CNN News service bulletin on December 1, 2006, Typhoon Durian washed "car-sized" glowing red hot boulders from a volcano into some villages.
In November, it provided emergency shelter for 6,000 people left homeless after torrential rain brought by Typhoon Durian set off mudslides that wiped out dozens of villages in the Philippines.
HANOI - Typhoon Durian has left at least 38 people dead and 19 missing in southern Vietnam, the government's flood and storm control department said Tuesday.