Definition of Litchee

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

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



Definition of Litchee

1. Noun. (alternative form of lychee) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Litchee

lisuride
lit-house
lit.
lit crit
lit de justice
lit out
lit up
litai
litanic
litanies
litany
litarge
litas
litate
litchee (current term)
litchees
litchi
litchi nut
litchi tree
litchis
lite
lited
liteness
litenesses
liter
literacies
literacy
literal
literal agraphia

Literary usage of Litchee

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1. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1911)
"... be found anywhere except in the best shops where it mingles on terms of equality with the litchee, the pinyon, the pistachio and various foreign fruits. ..."

2. The Lychee and Lungan by George Weidman Groff (1921)
"... we find the statement: "Attempts have been made to introduce into Trinidad the litchee (Nephelium litchee), and though the climate is too uniformly hot, ..."

3. The Journal of Science, and Annals of Astronomy, Biology, Geology by James Samuelson, William Crookes (1882)
"Attempts have been made to introduce into Trinidad the litchee (Nephelium litchee), and though the climate is too uniformly hot, the fruits have been ..."

4. The Journal of Science by Calcutta Asiatic Society (1882)
"Attempts have been made to introduce into Trinidad the litchee (Nephelium litchee), and though the climate is too uniformly hot, the fruits have been ..."

5. The Japan Expedition: Japan and Around the World; an Account of Three Visits by J. Willett Spalding (1855)
"Our comforts were further increased by looking upon scenery which was unrelieved except by a litchee grove here and there. The weather was terribly hot, ..."

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