• Definition for "lichee"
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lichee definition

  • noun:
    • Variant of litchi.
    • alternate kind of lychee.
    • A Chinese tree (Litchi chinensis) cultivated especially in the Philippines and India for the edible fresh fruit, the litchi nut; often put into the genus Nephelium.
    • A Chinese fresh fruit having a thin brittle layer enclosing a sweet jellylike pulp and one seed; usually dried out.
    • See lichi.
    • Chinese fresh fruit having a thin brittle layer enclosing a sweet jellylike pulp and a single seed; often dried
    • Chinese tree cultivated especially in Philippines and India for its delicious fruit; often positioned in genus Nephelium
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