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li·chee

 (lē′chē)
n.
Variant of litchi.

lichee

(ˌlaɪˈtʃiː)
n
(Plants) a variant spelling of litchi

li•tchi

li•chee

(ˈli tʃi)

n., pl. -tchis or -chees.
1. the fruit of a Chinese tree, Litchi chinensis, of the soapberry family, consisting of a thin, brittle shell enclosing a sweet, jellylike pulp and a single seed.
2. the tree itself.
[1580–90; < New Latin < Chinese lìzhi ( scallion + zhī branch)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lichee - Chinese tree cultivated especially in Philippines and India for its edible fruitlichee - Chinese tree cultivated especially in Philippines and India for its edible fruit; sometimes placed in genus Nephelium
leechee, lichi, litchee, litchi nut, lychee, litchi, lichee - Chinese fruit having a thin brittle shell enclosing a sweet jellylike pulp and a single seed; often dried
fruit tree - tree bearing edible fruit
genus Litchi - Chinese trees
2.lichee - Chinese fruit having a thin brittle shell enclosing a sweet jellylike pulp and a single seedlichee - Chinese fruit having a thin brittle shell enclosing a sweet jellylike pulp and a single seed; often dried
edible fruit - edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
lichee, litchi, Litchi chinensis, litchi tree, Nephelium litchi - Chinese tree cultivated especially in Philippines and India for its edible fruit; sometimes placed in genus Nephelium
Translations
ليتشي: نَوْع فاكِهه
litkatré; litkaplóma

lychee,

lichee

(ˈlaitʃiː) , (ˈliː-) noun
(a Chinese tree bearing) a small round fruit with white juicy pulp.
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