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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