Actinidia

noun
small Asiatic woody vine bearing many-seeded fruit
Syn: ↑genus Actinidia
Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Actinidiaceae, ↑family Actinidiaceae
Member Meronyms:

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\\ˌaktəˈnidēə\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from actin- + -idia (plural of -idium)
: a small genus (the type of the family Actinidiaceae) of Asiatic woody vines having alternate simple leaves, dioecious or polygamous axillary flowers, and many-seeded berries — see silvervine

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  • Actinidia — n. 1. 1 a small Asiatic woody vine bearing many seeded fruit. Syn: genus {Actinidia}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • actinidia — ● actinidia nom masculin Arbuste grimpant d origine asiatique (dilléniacée), dont une espèce est cultivée pour son fruit, le kiwi, très riche en vitamines …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Actinidia —   Plural, Pflanzengattung, Kiwi …   Universal-Lexikon

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  • actinidia — ac·ti·nì·dia s.f. 1. TS bot. pianta del genere Actinidia | con iniz. maiusc., genere della famiglia delle Actinidiacee cui appartiene il kiwi 2. TS bot.com. → kiwi {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1950. ETIMO: dal lat. scient. Actinĭdĭa, dal gr. aktís,… …   Dizionario italiano

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