(or litchi or lychee). Chinese tree and its fruit.

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  • lichee — n. 1. A Chinese tree ({Litchi chinensis}) cultivated especially in the Philippines and India for its edible fruit, the {litchi nut}; sometimes placed in the genus {Nephelium}. Syn: litchi, litchi tree, {Litchi chinensis}, Nephelium litchi.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lichee — see lychee …   Modern English usage

  • lichee — [lē′chē΄] n. LITCHI …   English World dictionary

  • lichee — n. fruit of a Chinese tree; tree which produces the lichee fruit (also litchi) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lichee — var. of LYCHEE. * * * lichee variant of litchi …   Useful english dictionary

  • lichee — variant of lychee …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lichee — /lee chee/, n. litchi. * * * …   Universalium

  • lichee — noun sweet fruit of Chinese origin. Used in Indian cuisine …   Wiktionary

  • lichee — li|chee [ˈlaıtʃi:] n another spelling of ↑lychee …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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