Definition of Lychee

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



Definition of Lychee

1. n. See Litchi.

Definition of Lychee

1. Noun. The Chinese tropical fruit tree ''Litchi chinensis'', of the soapberry family. ¹

2. Noun. That tree's bright red oval fruit with a single stone surrounded by a fleshy white aril. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lychee

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

Medical Definition of Lychee

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lychee

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lycanthropically
lycanthropies
lycanthropist
lycanthropists
lycanthropous
lycanthropy
lycea
lycee
lycees
lyceum
lyceums
lych
lych-gate
lych-gates
lychee (current term)
lychees
lyches
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lychgates
lychnis
lychnises
lychnobite
lychnoscope
lychnoscopes
lycine
lycoctonine
lycodine
lycopenaemia
lycopene

Literary usage of Lychee

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1922)
"Groff, George Weidman The lychee and lungan; [Chinese literature on the lychee, 6 p. ; European and American literature on the lychee and lungan, ..."

2. Tissue Culture: Plants : A Bibliography, January 1991-April 1993. by Henry Gilbert (1994)
"MS solid medium with 2% sucrose supplemented with 150 ml 1-1 coconut water was most effective in stimulating the germination of immature lychee embryos. ..."

3. Bits of Old China by William C. Hunter (1885)
"... and on both occasions on taking leave a servant accompanied me to the Factory with boxes of Nan-Kin dates, dried lychee from the province of Fuh- Keen, ..."

4. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1914)
"lychee Dried lychee as edible fruit, eee Edible Fruit LYING LYING BETWEEN PIERS Where an Insurance policy on a Teasel provided that ..."

5. The Treaty Ports of China and Japan: A Complete Guide to the Open Ports of by William Frederick Mayers, Charles King (1867)
"In the middle of May the beautiful lychee, with its cherry-like flavour and appearance, and the plantain, come in as the last of the oranges disappear. ..."

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