kiwi: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (kē'wē), [key]
— pl. -wis.
- any of several flightless, ratite birds of the genus Apteryx, of New Zealand, allied to the extinct moas.
- Also calledthe egg-sized, edible berry of the Chinese gooseberry, having fuzzy brownish skin and slightly tart green flesh.
- a member of an air service, as in World War I, who is confined to ground duty.
- a former pilot or member of a flight crew.
- a New Zealander.
- kiwi (Thesaurus)