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English definition of “kiwi”


noun [C] (FRUIT)    /ˈkiː.wiː/ (also kiwi fruit, also Chinese gooseberry)
an oval fruit with brown skin covered in hairs and bright green flesh Types of fruit
(Definition of kiwi noun (FRUIT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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