noun (plural same)
A fruit with a thin hairy skin, green flesh, and black seeds. Also called Chinese gooseberry.
- This fruit is obtained from the eastern Asian climbing plant Actinidia chinensis (family Actinidiaceae).
- Junior's fruit platter came with grapes, apples, bananas and kiwi fruit.
- Good sources of vitamin C include peppers, Brussels sprouts, sweet potatoes, oranges and kiwi fruit.
- Back in 1953, there were no avocados, no kiwi fruit, and not a suspicion of mozzarella and tomato pizza.
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