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noun. Chinese tree cultivated especially in Philippines and India for its edible fruit; sometimes placed in genus Nephelium.
noun. Chinese fruit having a thin brittle shell enclosing a sweet jellylike pulp and a single seed; often dried.
Sentences with 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.
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.