arguta

[ ahr-gyoo-tuh ]
/ ɑrˈgyu tə /

noun

the green, smooth-skinned, edible fruit of an Asian vine, Actinidia arguta.

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Origin of arguta

< New Latin, the species name, feminine of Latin argūtus pungent, sharp, producing a clear, constant sound, past participle of arguere; see argue
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