American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Variant of litchi.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See lichi.
- n. Alternative form of lychee.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. 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.
- n. A Chinese fruit having a thin brittle shell enclosing a sweet jellylike pulp and a single seed; often dried.
- n. Chinese fruit having a thin brittle shell enclosing a sweet jellylike pulp and a single seed; often dried
- n. Chinese tree cultivated especially in Philippines and India for its edible fruit; sometimes placed in genus Nephelium
“My newly planted lichee, fig, and olive thank the rain gods, and so do I. Tomorrow we'll see the road damage, bound to be severe .... the unpaved roads, I mean.”
“Most distressfully (but, my dear, how successfully!) to wail he did, his locks of a lucan tinge, quickrich, ripely rippling, unfilleted, those lashbetasselled lids on the verge of closing time, whiles ouze of his sidewiseopen mouth the breath of him, evenso languishing as the princeliest treble treacle or lichee chewchow purse could buy.”
“The power was out for quite awhile, so we were comped our dinner plus a lot of wine (a bottle plus) and Enrique brought three bowls of dessert (vanilla ice cream, coconut ice cream, and lichee nut sorbet) on top of that.”
“Dowager lady Chia observed that Pao-yü was clad in a deep-red felt fringed overcoat, with woollen lichee-coloured archery-sleeves and with an edging of dark green glossy satin, embroidered with gold rings.”
“Chia Cheng was already aware that it was a lichee, but he designedly made a few guesses at random, and was fined several things; but he subsequently gave, at length, the right answer, and also obtained a present from her ladyship.”
“The first was somewhat plump in figure and of medium height; her cheeks had a congealed appearance, like a fresh lichee; her nose was glossy like goose fat.”
“Shaohsing wine that has been made in China for 6,000 years, and a liqueur made from lichee fruit.”
“North Vietnamese cooking smells-green chili, garlic, lichee and durians, spoiled river prawns'made David Hudson suddenly gag.”
“We gazed curiously at the dangling pieces of dried fish, strings of sausage-like meat, unfamiliar vegetables, lichee nuts and sticks of green sugar cane.”
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A list made in honor of my son, who likes to eat it. A lot. Today he's had blueberries, apples, bananas, and watermelon, and that was just in his first two hours awake. Limited to fruit I could thi...
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