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Noun: longan  long-gun [N. Amer], lóng-gun [Brit]
  1. Tree of southeastern Asia to Australia grown primarily for its sweet edible fruit resembling litchi nuts; sometimes placed in genera Euphorbia or Nephelium
    - lungen, longanberry, Dimocarpus longan, Euphorbia litchi, Nephelium longana

Derived forms: longans

Type of: fruit tree

Part of: Dimocarpus, genus Dimocarpus

Encyclopedia: Longan