- A woody vine (Actinidia deliciosa) native to China, cultivated especially in New Zealand for its edible fruit.
- The fuzzy brown fruit of this plant, containing sweet green pulp. Also called In both senses also called Chinese gooseberry .
Origin of kiwifruitFrom the resemblance of the fruit's skin to the plumage of some species of kiwi birds
- Alternative spelling of kiwi fruit.