Definition of lychee noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



(also lichee) (also litchi especially in US English) noun
BrE BrE//ˌlaɪˈtʃiː//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌlaɪˈtʃiː//
; BrE BrE//ˈlaɪtʃiː//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlaɪtʃiː//
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a small Chinese fruit with thick rough reddish skin, white flesh and a large seed inside See related entries: Fruit Word Originlate 16th cent.: from Chinese lìzhī.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: lychee