Synonyms

1. litchi

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

Synonyms

  • Nephelium litchi
  • lychee
  • genus Litchi
  • litchi tree
  • fruit tree
  • litchi nut
  • lichee
  • Litchi chinensis
  • lichi
  • litchee

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2. litchi

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

Synonyms

  • lychee
  • Nephelium litchi
  • litchi tree
  • litchi nut
  • lichee
  • Litchi chinensis
  • edible fruit
  • lichi
  • litchee

Example sentences of the word litchi


1. Noun, singular or mass
What is sometimes called the thorned tomato is in fact the litchi tomato, Solanum sisymbriifolim, a member of the nightshade family.

2. Adjective
When a litchi tomato can be removed easily from the stem, it is ripe enough to eat.

3. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Originally from southeast Asia, litchi trees bear fragrant white flowers that turn into large clusters of bright red fruit.

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