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English definition of “kiwi”


noun [C] uk   /ˈkiː.wiː/ us  

kiwi noun [C] (FRUIT)

(also kiwi fruit, also Chinese gooseberry) an oval fruit with brown skin covered in hairs and bright green fleshTypes of fruit

kiwi noun [C] (BIRD)

a New Zealand bird, with a long beak and feathers like hairs, which cannot fly and is the national symbol of New ZealandOther wild birdsBirds which live by or on inland waterBirds of prey

kiwi noun [C] (PERSON)

informal a person from New ZealandInformal words for nationalities and races
(Definition of kiwi from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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