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.
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