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ly·chee

(lē′chē) also li·tchi or li·chee (lē′chē)
n. pl. ly·chees also li·tchis or li·chees
1. An evergreen tree (Litchi chinensis) native to China, cultivated for its bright red fruits with sweet white pulp surrounding a large seed.
2. The fruit of this tree.
3. The dried fruit of this tree. Also called lychee nut.

[Mandarin lìzhī, from Middle Chinese liaj` tʂi : liaj`, lychee + tʂi, branch.]

lychee

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

lychee


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A tropical fruit with a translucent flesh in a papery skin.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lychee - Chinese fruit having a thin brittle shell enclosing a sweet jellylike pulp and a single seedlychee - 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
liči
litchi
litsi
litkatré; litkaplóma
ライチレイシ茘枝
Çin eriği

lychee

[ˌlaɪˈtʃiː] Nlichi m

lychee

[laɪˈtʃiː ˈlaɪtʃiː] n (= fruit) → litchi m, letchi m

lychee

nLitschi f

lychee

lichee [ˌlaɪˈtʃiː] nlitchi m inv

lychee,

lichee

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