Definition of Litchi nut

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



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Literary usage of Litchi nut

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1. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1901)
"The litchi nut can be obtained in the dried state in the larger markets of the ... WA Taylor writes : "The litchi nut is also sold in Chinese stores in the ..."

2. The New Dietetics, what to Eat and how: A Guide to Scientific Feeding in by John Harvey Kellogg (1921)
"It is claimed that the litchi nut will easily produce half a ton of sugar to the acre, and with almost no care, and no cost for manufacture. ..."

3. The Itinerary of a Breakfast: A Popular Account of the Travels of a by John Harvey Kellogg (1920)
"Among the imported nuts, the most important are the Brazil nut, the cocoanut, the pistachio, and the recently introduced litchi nut. ..."

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