[lee-chee] /ˈli tʃi/
noun, plural litchis.
the fruit of a Chinese tree, Litchi chinensis, of the soapberry family, consisting of a thin, brittle shell enclosing a sweet, jellylike pulp and a single seed.
the tree itself.
a variant spelling of litchi
a Chinese sapindaceous tree, Litchi chinensis, cultivated for its round edible fruits
the fruit of this tree, which has a whitish juicy edible aril
[lahy-ken-ik] /laɪˈkɛn ɪk/ noun, Chemistry. 1. .
[lahy-kuh n] /ˈlaɪ kən/ noun 1. any complex organism of the group Lichenes, composed of a fungus in symbiotic union with an alga and having a greenish, gray, yellow, brown, or blackish thallus that grows in leaflike, crustlike, or branching forms on rocks, trees, etc. 2. Pathology. any of various eruptive skin diseases. verb (used […]
[lahy-ken-uh-fi-key-shuh n] /laɪˌkɛn ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən/ noun, Medicine/Medical. 1. a leathery hardening of the skin, usually caused by chronic irritation. 2. a patch of skin so hardened. lichenification li·chen·i·fi·ca·tion (lī-kěn’ə-fĭ-kā’shən, lī’kə-nə-) n. Thickening of the skin with hyperkeratosis caused by chronic inflammation resulting from prolonged scratching or irritation.
[lahy-kuh-nin] /ˈlaɪ kə nɪn/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a white, gelatinous, polysaccharide starch, (C 6 H 10 O 5) n , obtained from various . /ˈlaɪkənɪn/ noun 1. a complex polysaccharide occurring in certain species of mosses