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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.
References in classic literature ?
As when ALCIDES from OEALIA Crown'd With conquest, felt th' envenom'd robe, and tore Through pain up by the roots THESSALIAN Pines, And LICHAS from the top of OETA threw Into th' EUBOIC Sea.
83,6 und 117,3), erotische Abenteuer mit Lichas und Tryphaena (Sat.
The transformations into stone, whether in part or whole, are of: Aglauros, Echo, Theban ladies, King Atlas, Cinyras, Niobe, Lichas, Olenos and Lethaea, prophets, a snake, a wolf, Phantasos, a serpent, a judge, Scylla, Alcinous' ships, men's bowels and lynx urine (Rouse, Shakespeare's Ovid, 61, 62, 95, 98, 121, 126, 187, 202, 206, 220, 228, 233, 238, 268, 276, 287, 301, 304); only Aglauros, once transformed into stone, is likened to an image.
Along with baritone Sumner Thompson s Hercules, the cast also included tenor Colin Baker as his son, Hyllus, soprano Nathalie Paulin as the captive Princess Iole, niezzzo Laura Pudwell (replacing an indisposed Mireille Lebel) as the herald Lichas and baritone David Roth as Priest of Jupiter.
In the storm scene in Petronius's Satyricon (114-15), Encolpius, Ascylton, Giton and Eumolpus find themselves aboard a ship owned by Lichas of Tarentum and his wife, Tryphaena.
At one point, Lichas, the attendant of Heracles, the unexpected guest who has unwittingly caused so much trouble in this house of mourning, enacts the labours of his master, one of which involves a monstrous bull, here symbolic of masculine power and sexual potency: