Definition of Chinese gooseberry in English:
Former term for kiwi fruit.
- The kiwi fruit, originally known as the Chinese gooseberry, was renamed to reflect its connection with New Zealand.
- I read in trade magazines just the other day that the Chinese - from whence kiwi-fruit came; it was originally the Chinese gooseberry - are getting into the market in a big way themselves.
- Kiwifruit used to be known as Chinese gooseberries.
Definition of Chinese gooseberry in:
- US English dictionary