litchi litchi


  1. (n) Chinese tree cultivated especially in Philippines and India for its edible fruit; sometimes placed in genus Nephelium
  2. (n) Chinese fruit having a thin brittle shell enclosing a sweet jellylike pulp and a single seed; often dried


  1. Over time, the minerals give the wines their distinctive flavors of rosewater, litchi and apricot.
  2. With time, their flavors evolve into those of rose water, litchi and apricot, with a splash of acidity.
  3. The West German Hausfrau roams through gleaming supermarkets to choose such exotic imports as avocado pears and Chinese litchi nuts, along with the regular order of Wurst.



  1. "The litchi trees were infested with pests," Nitish told reporters.
    on Jun 6, 2008 By: Nitish Kumar Source: Times of India

  2. "A team of Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) will visit Bihar and prepare a concrete proposal for promoting export of fruits like litchi, mangoes, bananas and pineapples," Union Minister of State for...
    on Apr 29, 2006 By: Jairam Ramesh Source: Hindu

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