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ˈli tʃilitchi

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. litchi, lichee, litchi tree, Litchi chinensis, Nephelium litchinoun

    Chinese tree cultivated especially in Philippines and India for its edible fruit; sometimes placed in genus Nephelium

  2. litchi, litchi nut, litchee, lichi, leechee, lichee, lycheenoun

    Chinese fruit having a thin brittle shell enclosing a sweet jellylike pulp and a single seed; often dried


  1. litchi

    Lychee (US: LEE-chee; UK: LIE-chee; Litchi chinensis; Chinese: 荔枝; pinyin: lìzhī; Jyutping: lai6 zi1; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: nāi-chi) is a monotypic taxon and the sole member in the genus Litchi in the soapberry family, Sapindaceae. It is a tropical tree native to China (Guangdong, Fujian, Yunnan, and Hainan), India (Assam and the Andaman Islands), Bangladesh, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia (including Borneo), Indonesia (Java, Borneo, and Western New Guinea), the Philippines, and Papua New Guinea. The tree has been introduced into Pakistan, Cambodia, Bangladesh, the Eastern Himalayas, Mauritius, and Réunion. Cultivation in China is documented from the 11th century. China is the main producer of lychees, followed by Vietnam, India, other countries in Southeast Asia, other countries in the Indian subcontinent, Madagascar, and South Africa. A tall evergreen tree, the lychee bears small fleshy fruits. The outside of the fruit is pink-red, roughly textured, and inedible, covering sweet flesh eaten in many different dessert dishes. Lychee seeds contain methylene cyclopropyl glycine which can cause hypoglycemia associated with outbreaks of encephalopathy in undernourished Indian and Vietnamese children who had consumed lychee fruit.


  1. litchi

    Litchi, also known as lychee, is a tropical fruit that originates from the Guangdong and Fujian provinces of China. It is a small, round fruit with a rough reddish skin, translucent white flesh, and a brown seed. The flesh is juicy, fragrant, and sweet. Litchi is rich in vitamin C and other antioxidants. It is commonly eaten fresh or is used in desserts, but can also be canned, dried, or processed into juice, jelly, and wine. The litchi tree, which produces the fruit, is an evergreen and can grow over 15 meters tall.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Litchinoun

    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

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Litchi

    A plant genus of the family SAPINDACEAE that bears sweet fruits. Unusual fatty acids such as cyclopropanoic fatty acids have been identified in the seeds.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of litchi in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of litchi in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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    the formation of vesicles in or beneath the skin
    A opaque
    B occasional
    C cosmopolitan
    D blistering

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