follow Dictionary.com

How Well Do You Know English Slang?

Chinese gooseberry

noun
1.
a climbing shrub, Actinidia chinensis, native to China and cultivated commercially in New Zealand for its edible fruit.
2.
kiwi (def 2).
Also called yang tao.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for chinese goose berry

Chinese gooseberry

noun
1.
another name for kiwi fruit
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Chinese gooseberry

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for chinese

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends