American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A Chinese tree (Litchi chinensis) that bears bright red fruits, each of which has a large single seed with a white, fleshy, edible aril.
- n. The nutlike fruit of this tree. Also called litchi nut.
- n. alternative spelling of lychee.
- From the Chinese Mandarin word 荔枝 (Pinyin: lìzhī) (Wiktionary)
- Chinese (Mandarin) lì zhī : lì, litchi + zhī, twig. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“When dried they're often referred to as litchi nuts because they resemble a nut - the shell turns a dark reddish brown and the flesh becomes brown and crisp.”
“His dessert was somewhat disappointing: Hotchcha, kalamanso soda with habaÃ±ero, and some lime-marinated Gloria Farms strawberries with litchi foam.”
“His dessert was somewhat disappointing: Hotchcha, kalamanso soda with habañero, and some lime-marinated Gloria Farms strawberries with litchi foam.”
“The Gewurztraminer combined the classic litchi flavor of the grape with admirable depth and restraint.”
“The elegant Champagne serves up a super-sweet litchi Mojito (US$9. 40) in an elegant setting.”
“Instead, they are sentenced to a life of subordination: tilling fields, building homes, preparing food, collecting firewood, bearing children, and preparing any item -- from charcoal to litchi fruits for their unfaithful husbands to sell on roadsides -- money that will ultimately end up in the men's empty stomachs in the form of bootleg banana booze.”
“There are lime zest and litchi-fruit aromas, which are subtle until it warms up in the glass.”
“Customers can choose from 20 different types of chocolate for the base, paired with unusual truffle fillings, including coconut and litchi or port and Stilton, and decorated with custom design elements — say, violins for a music lover.”
“[But] if you open the shell still quivering and slice it, bam, and then pop it in your mouth, it tastes like a litchi.”
“Besides, as far as I can tell, it does not have litchi.”
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What it says. Including the ones that aren't really nuts, like peanuts and almonds.
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