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li·tchi

also li·chee  (lē′chē)
n.
Variants of lychee.
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litchi

(ˌlaɪˈtʃiː) ,

lichee

,

lichi

or

lychee

n
1. (Plants) a Chinese sapindaceous tree, Litchi chinensis, cultivated for its round edible fruits
2. (Plants) the fruit of this tree, which has a whitish juicy edible aril
[C16: from Cantonese lai chi]
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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)]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.litchi - Chinese tree cultivated especially in Philippines and India for its edible fruitlitchi - 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.litchi - Chinese fruit having a thin brittle shell enclosing a sweet jellylike pulp and a single seedlitchi - 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
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