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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A woody vine (Actinidia deliciosa) native to China, cultivated especially in New Zealand for its edible fruit.
  • noun The fuzzy brown fruit of this plant, containing sweet green pulp.

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  • noun Alternative spelling of kiwi fruit.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From the resemblance of the fruit's skin to the plumage of some species of kiwi birds.]

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