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Noun: litchi  'lI,chee
  1. Chinese tree cultivated especially in Philippines and India for its edible fruit; sometimes placed in genus Nephelium
    - lichee, litchi tree, Litchi chinensis, Nephelium litchi
  2. Chinese fruit having a thin brittle shell enclosing a sweet jellylike pulp and a single seed; often dried
    - litchi nut, litchee, lichi, leechee, lichee, lychee

Derived forms: litchis

Type of: edible fruit, fruit tree

Part of: genus Litchi

Encyclopedia: Litchi