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kiwi fruit, kiwifruit /╦łki:wi: fru:t/ 

(countable noun; plural: kiwi fruit) Usage note: This is the usual term used by all speakers.

An oval fruit about 7 centimetres long with hairy skin and lots of black seeds which can be eaten. Kiwi fruit are often brown, with green flesh, but they can also be yellow.

Example: Our passionfruit and kiwi fruit and grape vines make the whole garden look green. (


Kiwi fruit on a plate

(photo by Julia Miller)