kiwifruit

noun
ki·​wi·​fruit | \ˈkē-(ˌ)wē-ˌfrüt \

Definition of kiwifruit 

: the edible fruit of a Chinese gooseberry having a fuzzy brown skin and slightly acidic typically green flesh

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Pavlova and Updated ’80s Desserts Christmas in New Zealand would not be complete without a pillowy pavlova topped with fresh cream, strawberries, and kiwifruit. Amy Louise Bailey, Vogue, "The 7 Dishes You Have to Eat in New Zealand," 25 July 2018 Such was the objective in pruning hardy kiwifruits planted as ornamentals at old estates. The Editors Of Organic Life, Good Housekeeping, "How To Grow Your Own Kiwis In Your Backyard," 6 Feb. 2018 Foods high in vitamin C include bell peppers, kiwifruit, broccoli, strawberries and Brussels sprouts. Joe, The Seattle Times, "Using banana peel to remove warts," 4 Feb. 2018 Recent studies have shown that eating the skin of kiwifruit triples the fiber intake and preserves the vitamin C content. Alexandra Tunell, Marie Claire, "5 Things You're Doing Wrong With Food," 6 Nov. 2014

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First Known Use of kiwifruit

1965, in the meaning defined above

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kiwifruit

noun

English Language Learners Definition of kiwifruit

: a small fruit that has green flesh, black seeds, and brown, hairy skin

kiwifruit

noun
ki·​wi·​fruit | \-ˌfrüt \

Kids Definition of kiwifruit

: the fruit of a Chinese vine having a fuzzy brown skin and slightly tart green flesh

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