One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A fruit with a thin hairy skin, green flesh, and black seeds.
This fruit is obtained from the East Asian climbing plant Actinidia chinensis (family Actinidiaceae)‘a cream sponge with strawberries and kiwi fruit’Formerly called Chinese gooseberry‘two kiwi fruit, peeled and cut into pieces’
- ‘Good sources of vitamin C include peppers, Brussels sprouts, sweet potatoes, oranges and kiwi fruit.’
- ‘As a guideline, one kiwi fruit contains about 50 mg of vitamin C.’
- ‘Back in 1953, there were no avocados, no kiwi fruit, and not a suspicion of mozzarella and tomato pizza.’
- ‘I find that sliced kiwi fruit look and taste good on the lemon flavour cheesecake.’
- ‘Junior's fruit platter came with grapes, apples, bananas and kiwi fruit.’
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