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  • n. A Chinese gooseberry vine fruit, having a hairy brown skin and dark green (or in the case of the kiwi fruit gold, yellow) flesh with fine black seeds.
  • n. Plural form of kiwi fruit.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. fuzzy brown egg-shaped fruit with slightly tart green flesh

Etymologies

Brand name used by exporters for one of several varieties of Chinese gooseberry selectively bred in New Zealand; named after the native bird known as the kiwi. (Wiktionary)

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