Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Noun: Chinese gooseberry
  1. Climbing vine native to China; cultivated in New Zealand for its fuzzy edible fruit with green meat
    - kiwi, kiwi vine, Actinidia chinensis, Actinidia deliciosa
  2. Fuzzy brown egg-shaped fruit with slightly tart green flesh
    - kiwi, kiwi fruit

Derived forms: Chinese gooseberries

Type of: edible fruit, vine

Part of: Actinidia, genus Actinidia

Encyclopedia: Chinese gooseberry