longanberry
Longan Lon"gan, n. (Bot.) A pulpy fruit related to the litchi, and produced by an evergreen East Indian {longanberry} ({Nephelium Longan}). [1913 Webster]

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  • longanberry — n. A tree ({Dimocarpus longan}) of Southeastern Asia to Australia grown primarily for its sweet translucent fleshed edible fruit (the {longan}) resembling litchi nuts; it is sometimes placed in genera {Euphoria} or {Nephelium}. Syn: longan,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • longanberry — noun 1. tree of southeastern Asia to Australia grown primarily for its sweet edible fruit resembling litchi nuts; sometimes placed in genera Euphorbia or Nephelium • Syn: ↑longan, ↑lungen, ↑Dimocarpus longan, ↑Euphorbia litchi, ↑Nephelium longana …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dimocarpus longan — longanberry longanberry n. A tree ({Dimocarpus longan}) of Southeastern Asia to Australia grown primarily for its sweet translucent fleshed edible fruit (the {longan}) resembling litchi nuts; it is sometimes placed in genera {Euphoria} or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dimocarpus longan — longanberry longanberry n. A tree ({Dimocarpus longan}) of Southeastern Asia to Australia grown primarily for its sweet translucent fleshed edible fruit (the {longan}) resembling litchi nuts; it is sometimes placed in genera {Euphoria} or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Euphoria litchi — longanberry longanberry n. A tree ({Dimocarpus longan}) of Southeastern Asia to Australia grown primarily for its sweet translucent fleshed edible fruit (the {longan}) resembling litchi nuts; it is sometimes placed in genera {Euphoria} or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • longan — longanberry longanberry n. A tree ({Dimocarpus longan}) of Southeastern Asia to Australia grown primarily for its sweet translucent fleshed edible fruit (the {longan}) resembling litchi nuts; it is sometimes placed in genera {Euphoria} or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dimocarpus longan — noun tree of southeastern Asia to Australia grown primarily for its sweet edible fruit resembling litchi nuts; sometimes placed in genera Euphorbia or Nephelium • Syn: ↑longan, ↑lungen, ↑longanberry, ↑Euphorbia litchi, ↑Nephelium longana •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dragon's eye — noun Asian fruit similar to litchi • Syn: ↑longanberry • Hypernyms: ↑edible fruit • Part Holonyms: ↑longan, ↑lungen, ↑longanberry, ↑Dimocarpus longan, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Euphorbia litchi — noun tree of southeastern Asia to Australia grown primarily for its sweet edible fruit resembling litchi nuts; sometimes placed in genera Euphorbia or Nephelium • Syn: ↑longan, ↑lungen, ↑longanberry, ↑Dimocarpus longan, ↑Nephelium longana •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • longan — noun tree of southeastern Asia to Australia grown primarily for its sweet edible fruit resembling litchi nuts; sometimes placed in genera Euphorbia or Nephelium • Syn: ↑lungen, ↑longanberry, ↑Dimocarpus longan, ↑Euphorbia litchi, ↑Nephelium… …   Useful english dictionary

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