kiwifruit
noun Date: 1966 the edible fruit of a Chinese gooseberry having a fuzzy brown skin and slightly acidic typically green flesh

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  • Kiwifruit — This article is about the fruit. For the TV series, see Kiwifruit (TV series). Kiwifruit The kiwifruit, often shortened to kiwi in many parts of the world, is the edible berry of a cultivar group of the woody vine Act …   Wikipedia

  • kiwifruit — kininė aktinidija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Aktinidijinių šeimos vaisinis, vaistinis augalas (Actinidia deliciosa), paplitęs rytų Azijoje, kitur – auginamas. Naudojamas gėrimams gaminti. atitikmenys: lot. Actinidia chinensis var.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Kiwifruit — Kiwi  Cet article concerne le fruit. Pour l oiseau, voir Apterygidae. Pour les autres significations, voir Kiwi (homonymie). Nom vernaculaire ou nom normalisé ambigu : Le terme « Kiwi » s applique, en français, à plusieurs tax …   Wikipédia en Français

  • kiwifruit — ki·wi·fruit (kēʹwē fro͞ot ) n. The fruit of the kiwi plant. * * * …   Universalium

  • kiwifruit — Kiwi (New Zealand Slang) hairy skinned fruit with lime green flesh formerly known as Chinese Gooseberry …   English dialects glossary

  • kiwifruit — hairy skinned fruit with lime green flesh formerly known as Chinese Gooseberry …   Kiwi (New Zealand slang)

  • kiwifruit — n. fruit of the kiwi plant …   English contemporary dictionary

  • kiwifruit — /ˈkiwifrut/ (say keeweefrooht) noun 1. a vine, Actinidia chinensis, climbing to 6 metres, with leaves densely tomentose on the lower surface and with ovoid hairy fruit about 7 cm long with a somewhat gooseberry like flavour; Chinese gooseberry. 2 …   Australian English dictionary

  • kiwifruit — ˈkēwēˌ noun Etymology: kiwi (bird symbolic of New Zealand, from where the fruit is exported) + fruit (I) : the edible fruit of the Chinese gooseberry (Actinida deliciosa syn. A. chinensis) having a fuzzy brown skin and slightly acidic green flesh …   Useful english dictionary

  • Kiwifruit (TV series) — Infobox Television show name = Kiwifruit caption = format = Talk show camera = picture format = runtime = 25 minutes creator = developer = executive producer = starring = Amanda Rees Kevin Alexander Matu Ngaropo narrated = opentheme = endtheme =… …   Wikipedia

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