kiwi kiwi  /ˈki wi/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) climbing vine native to China; cultivated in New Zealand for its fuzzy edible fruit with green meat
  2. (n) a native or inhabitant of New Zealand
  3. (n) fuzzy brown egg-shaped fruit with slightly tart green flesh
  4. (n) nocturnal flightless bird of New Zealand having a long neck and stout legs; only surviving representative of the order Apterygiformes

Usage(s):

  1. My landlady said a heavily sweating man stuffed them in the mailbox and lurched off like a wounded kiwi, so I assume you delivered them yourself.
  2. Though she bragged to me about having just finished a salad and a kiwi, she paused when I asked her if that salad had dressing.
  3. The kiwi's natural habitat is New Zealand.

News

  1. Edible Arrangements® Sweetens Up Summer With New Watermelon Kiwi Bouquet

    WALLINGFORD, Conn., June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer officially arrives on Friday, and with it barbecues, pool parties, picnics and family reunions. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130620/DA35981) Featuring fresh summer fruits like watermelon, mango and kiwi, the...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: PR Newswire

  2. Summer Drinks That Won't Make You Look Like A Lady

    Credit: Brian Brainerd/Getty Images It's sunny and hot. You're hanging outside and want to enjoy a cold adult beverage. Boy, that strawberry-kiwi-whatever you see all the girls drinking sure looks refreshing! But guys can't drink fruity cocktails, at least not in public...or can you? In fact, there are plenty of colorful, citrus-flavored summer drinks that [...]
    on June 20, 2013     Source: MTV

  3. Local tennis column: Naples' Jesse Witten wins pro event on Space Coast

    Straight off winning the men’s open singles of the 44th annual City of Naples Tennis Championships, Jesse Witten decided to try the pro ranks again in a tournament at the Kiwi Tennis Club in Indian Harbour Beach on Florida’s Space Coast. If nothing else, the action would serve as a tuneup for the beginning of the World Team Tennis action on July 7.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Naples Daily News

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Quotes

  1. "He was a quintessential Kiwi. He was ours - from his craggy appearance and laconic style to his directness and honesty. All New Zealanders will deeply mourn his passing," Clark said. "Sir Ed described himself as an average New Zealander with...
    on Jan 10, 2008 By: Helen Clark Source: North Queensland Register (registration)

  2. Symonds told the hosts: "They're trying to use him (McCullum) as the out because he's a Kiwi. Yep, we love to hate them, but he's the lump of s---, sorry, lump of cow dirt, that people are thinking of. Now to get away from that, the actual topic is...
    on Jan 23, 2009 By: Andrew Symonds Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

  3. "I haven't talked to any of the players or to Kiwi or anyone this afternoon, and until I do that, I will just refrain from any thoughts about what might happen within our team," Coughlin said.
    on Aug 25, 2008 By: Tom Coughlin Source: International Herald Tribune

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