[ tahr-uh, tar-uh ]
/ ˈtɑr ə, ˈtær ə /
a leafy, woody vine, Actinidia arguta, of Japan and eastern Asia, having white flowers and yellowish, sweet, edible fruit.
Origin of tara vine
apparently misapplication of Japanese tara(-no-ki) name for Aralia elata, an araliaceous shrub
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