Definition of Lichi

1. Noun. Chinese fruit having a thin brittle shell enclosing a sweet jellylike pulp and a single seed; often dried.

Exact synonyms: Leechee, Lichee, Litchee, Litchi, Litchi Nut, Lychee
Generic synonyms: Edible Fruit
Group relationships: Lichee, Litchi, Litchi Chinensis, Litchi Tree, Nephelium Litchi



Definition of Lichi

1. n. See Litchi.

Definition of Lichi

1. litchi [n -S] - See also: litchi

Medical Definition of Lichi

1. See Litchi. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lichi

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Literary usage of Lichi

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1. Within My Horizon by Helen Bartlett Bridgman (1920)
"That consisted of crystallized ginger and lichi nuts. You never know at the time what definite object will haunt your mind. Not once did it occur to me that ..."

2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1907)
"... or lichi fruit, a special favorite with the Chinese, but becoming more and more appreciated by Americans, is represented by a large specimen, ..."

3. Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia, Commercial, Industrial by Edward Balfour (1873)
"Malays say it is the wild rambutan, and the tree certainly belongs to the same genus, the species known are N. lappaceum, lichi ; longan, ..."

4. The Oriental Interpreter and Treasury of East India Knowledge: A Companion by Joachim Hayward Stocqueler (1848)
"In countries where the lichi abounds, and from its sweetness and rich flavour it ... The lichi tree is very hardy and will bear cold, heat, excessive rains, ..."

5. Records of Big Game: With Their Distribution, Characteristics, Dimensions by Rowland Ward (1899)
"The lichi affords excellent and often exciting sport for the gunner. Seldom found very far from water, this antelope is most abundant in the lagoons and ..."

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