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litchi


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Litchi  \Li"tchi`\,  n.  (Bot.) 
  The  fruit  of  a  tree  native  to  China  ({Nephelium  Litchi}).  It 
  is  nutlike,  having  a  rough  but  tender  shell,  containing  an 
  aromatic  pulp,  and  a  single  large  seed.  In  the  dried  fruit 
  which  is  exported  the  pulp  somewhat  resembles  a  raisin  in 
  color  and  form  [Written  also  {lichi},  and  {lychee}.]  -- 
  {lite}.  See  -{lith}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Litchi  \Li"tchi`\,  n.  (Bot.) 
  A  genus  of  East  Indian  sapindaceous  trees  consisting  of  a 
  single  species  ({Litchi  Chinensis},  syn.  {Nephelium  Litchi}) 
  which  bears  the  litchi  nut. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  litchi 
  n  1:  Chinese  tree  cultivated  especially  in  Philippines  and  India 
  for  its  edible  fruit;  sometimes  placed  in  genus 
  Nephelium  [syn:  {lichee},  {litchi  tree},  {Litchi 
  chinensis},  {Nephelium  litchi}] 
  2:  Chinese  fruit  having  a  thin  brittle  shell  enclosing  a  sweet 
  jellylike  pulp  and  a  single  seed;  often  dried  [syn:  {litchi 
  nut},  {litchee},  {lichi},  {leechee},  {lichee},  {lychee}] 




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