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- n. Alternative form of lychee.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See lichi.
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- n. Chinese fruit having a thin brittle shell enclosing a sweet jellylike pulp and a single seed; often dried
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I assumed when I came through there that the nuts were common throughout the country, but few Mexicans I have talked to since then have any familiarity with leechee nuts.
The oddest thing I've seen in Mexico grows in a small section east and a little south of Tampico -- leechee nuts.
Worcestershire the delicious leechee, almost the only fruit of Bengal which deserves to be regretted even amidst the plenty of Covent Garden.