Search Result for "litchi chinensis":
Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. Chinese tree cultivated especially in Philippines and India for its edible fruit; sometimes placed in genus Nephelium;
[syn: litchi, lichee, litchi tree, Litchi chinensis, Nephelium litchi]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

lichee \lichee\ n. 1. A Chinese tree (Litchi chinensis) cultivated especially in the Philippines and India for its edible fruit, the litchi nut; sometimes placed in the genus Nephelium. Syn: litchi, litchi tree, Litchi chinensis, Nephelium litchi. [WordNet 1.5] 2. A Chinese fruit having a thin brittle shell enclosing a sweet jellylike pulp and a single seed; often dried. Syn: litchi, litchi nut, litchee, lichi, leechee, lychee. [WordNet 1.5]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Litchi \Li"tchi`\ (l[=e]"ch[=e]`), 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.] [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) A genus of East Indian sapindaceous trees consisting of a single species (Litchi Chinensis, syn. Nephelium Litchi) which bears the litchi nut. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]




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