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- lichee, lichi
From Cantonese 荔枝 (lai6 zi1). Doublet of litchi
- (UK) IPA(key): /ˈlaɪ̯t͡ʃiː/
- (US) IPA(key): /ˈlitʃiː/
lychee (plural lychees)
- The Chinese tropical fruit tree Litchi chinensis, of the soapberry family.
- That tree's bright red oval fruit with a single stone surrounded by a fleshy white aril.
- A soft pink-red colour, like that of a lychee rind (also called lychee red).