lichee




Definitions of lichee
  1. noun

    Chinese tree cultivated especially in Philippines and India for its edible fruit; sometimes placed in genus Nephelium

    synonyms:
    Litchi chinensis, Nephelium litchi, litchi, litchi tree
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    type of:

    fruit tree

    tree bearing edible fruit

  2. noun

    Chinese fruit having a thin brittle shell enclosing a sweet jellylike pulp and a single seed; often dried

    synonyms:
    leechee, lichi, litchee, litchi, litchi nut, lychee
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    type of:

    edible fruit

    edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh

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