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LYCHEE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does lychee mean? 

LYCHEE (noun)
  The noun LYCHEE has 1 sense:

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

  Familiarity information: LYCHEE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


LYCHEE (noun)


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Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Synonyms:

leechee; lichi; litchee; litchi nut; lychee; lichee; litchi

Hypernyms ("lychee" is a kind of...):

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

Holonyms ("lychee" is a part of...):

lichee; litchi; Litchi chinensis; litchi tree; Nephelium litchi (Chinese tree cultivated especially in Philippines and India for its edible fruit; sometimes placed in genus Nephelium)


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