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Noun: kiwi  kee-wee
  1. Climbing vine native to China; cultivated in New Zealand for its fuzzy edible fruit with green meat
    - Chinese gooseberry, kiwi vine, Actinidia chinensis, Actinidia deliciosa
     
  2. Fuzzy brown egg-shaped fruit with slightly tart green flesh
    - kiwi fruit, Chinese gooseberry
     
  3. Nocturnal flightless bird of New Zealand having a long neck and stout legs; only surviving representative of the order Apterygiformes
    - apteryx
Noun: Kiwi
  1. A native or inhabitant of New Zealand
    - New Zealander, Enzed [Austral, NZ]

Derived forms: Kiwis, kiwis

Type of: denizen, dweller, edible fruit, flightless bird, habitant, indweller, inhabitant, ratite, ratite bird, vine

Part of: Actinidia, Enzed [Austral, NZ], genus Actinidia, genus Apteryx, New Zealand

Encyclopedia: Kiwi