Kiwifruit meaning

kē'wē-fro͝ot'
A woody vine (Actinidia deliciosa) native to China, cultivated especially in New Zealand for its edible fruit.
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The fuzzy brown fruit of this plant, containing sweet green pulp.
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Alternative spelling of kiwi fruit.
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Origin of kiwifruit

  • From the resemblance of the fruit's skin to the plumage of some species of kiwi birds
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition