Lychee meaning

lē'chē
An evergreen tree (Litchi chinensis) native to China, cultivated for its bright red fruits with sweet white pulp surrounding a large seed.
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The fruit of this tree.
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The dried fruit of this tree.
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The Chinese tropical fruit tree Litchi chinensis, of the soapberry family.
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That tree's bright red oval fruit with a single stone surrounded by a fleshy white aril.
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Origin of lychee

Mandarin lìzhī from Middle Chinese liaj` tʂi liaj` lychee tʂi branch