Definition of Nephelium
: a genus of Asiatic and Australian trees (family Sapindaceae) having terminal panicles of small flowers succeeded by fruits with a sweet edible pulp and a warty crust — see rambutan
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Origin and Etymology of nephelium
New Latin, from Late Latin nephelion, a plant, probably burdock, from Greek nephelion small cloud, diminutive of nephelē cloud
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