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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.]
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lychee

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


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A tropical fruit with a translucent flesh in a papery skin.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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
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Translations
liči
litchi
litsi
litkatré; litkaplóma
ライチレイシ茘枝
Çin eriği

lychee

[ˌlaɪˈtʃiː] Nlichi m
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lychee

[laɪˈtʃiː ˈlaɪtʃiː] n (= fruit) → litchi m, letchi m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

lychee

nLitschi f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

lychee

lichee [ˌlaɪˈtʃiː] nlitchi m inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

lychee,

lichee

(ˈlaitʃiː) , (ˈliː-) noun
(a Chinese tree bearing) a small round fruit with white juicy pulp.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
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Also the lychee martini I ordered, which was served in a tulip champagne glass and had no lychee in it.
Flavors include "fruity and fragrant" Lychee & Lemongrass and "zesty and refreshing" Garden Mint.
TAXILA -- Scores of stalls and makeshift kiosks have appeared on the Taxila-Khanpur and Taxila-Hattar roads selling lychee grown in the nearby fertile Punj Khatta area, which is also known for being home to blood oranges.
Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey had earlier said that a team formed to ascertain the cause of this disease concluded that sleeping empty stomach at night, dehydration due to humidity and eating lychee on empty stomach were some of the causes of encephalitis.
"To prevent illness and reduce mortality in the region, we recommended minimising lychee consumption, ensuring receipt of an evening meal and implementing rapid glucose correction for suspected illness," the Lancet report said.
The children reportedly fell ill after consuming toxic lychee fruit.
Such outbreaks have happened annually during summer months in the same districts since 1995, typically coinciding with the lychee season.
The deaths occurred after the children reportedly consumed lychee, a popular fruit in India.
The citrusy and sweet cocktail incorporates the traditional Chinese ingredients of lychee and ginger with the fresh agave notes of Patron Silvertequila and Patron Citronge orange liqueur.
SMB is also bringing to the market its newest offerings this year - San Miguel Flavored Beer Lychee and Anker Lychee - which the company expects to be well-received by consumers.
The Council of Agriculture (COA) said that only 20 percent of lychee and longan trees had blossomed, leading experts to expect that production of the fruits would be at least below half, almost five decades after this last happened, the Central News Agency reported.
Vietnam exported five kinds of fresh fruit to the US, including dragon fruit, rambutan, longan, lychee and star apple.