lychee

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Synonyms for lychee

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

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In Northern Queensland, mangoes and avocados and lichees quickly ran up against an oversupplied market.
Chamoiseau's protagonist, Marie-Sophie, describes the founding of the Texaco quarter, on the outskirts of the capital, by blacks from rural areas: "We brought the countryside with us: carts of lemon trees, swaying coconut trees, bunches of papaya trees, tufts of sugarcane, tatters of plantains, guavas, peppers, lichees, the blessed bread-fruit, the avocado trees, and a mixture of this grass and that grass to cure the aches, the heart's suffering, the soul's wounds, the dreamy flowerings of melancholy."
total) kiwi fruit 2 cups strawberries, rinsed 1 can (20 oz.) lichees, drained 2 cups 3/4-inch chunks fresh pineapple 1 can (8 oz.) sliced water chestnuts, rinsed and drained Lime dressing (recipe follows) 6 to 8 large butter lettuce leaves, rinsed and crisped
The major agricultural crops in this area include rice (Oryza sativa), oranges (Citrus sinensis), longans (Euphoria logan), and lichees (Litchi chinensis).
Dessert is simple-invariably boiled, sweetened lotus seeds or canned lichees, a Chinese fruit.