- an Asiatic tree (Euphoria longana) of the soapberry family, bearing an edible fruit resembling a small litchi
- this fruit
Origin: Cantonese long-yan, literally , dragon's eye: inch(es) allusion to the white pulp of the fresh fruit surrounding a single seed
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- An Asian evergreen tree (Euphoria longan) having yellowish-brown drupes with white, juicy, edible flesh.
- The fruit of this plant.
Origin: New Latin longan, specific epithet, from Chinese (Mandarin) lóng yǎn : lóng, dragon + yǎn, eye.