noun. Chinese fruit having a thin brittle shell enclosing a sweet jellylike pulp and a single seed; often dried.
- Nephelium litchi
- litchi tree
- litchi nut
- Litchi chinensis
- edible fruit
Example sentences of the word lychee
Figs and lychee fruit may also be problematic when eaten in large amounts.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Flavor creamed honey with any dried fruit that strikes your fancy -- such as dried blueberries, goji berries or exotic lychee -- but first you'll have to make a paste.
3. Verb, base form
The tree will only produce fruit after a 5 to 10 year period as well, making growing lychee a true gardener's task.
4. Noun, plural
Bury four or five lychee seeds in the soil and cover them with about a 1.2 cm (1/2 inch) of soil.