Is a pea a fruit or a vegetable?

Answer Botanists classify peas as fruits because they come from the ripened ovary of a flower. However, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Nix v. Hedden in 1893 that peas are vegetables because they are comm... Read More »

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Is a egg a fruit or vegetable?

Neither it is the unborn embryo of a chicken. Fruit is defined as- The ripened ovary or ovaries of a seed-bearing plant, together with accessory parts, containing the seeds and occurring in a wide... Read More »

Is paw-paw a fruit or vegetable?

Paw Paw is a fruit. In some countries, it is also known as papaya.

How is a fruit different from a vegetable?

Fruits have seeds in them but vegetables don't have seeds. Strictly speaking a vegetable is a plant ofr part of one that is used for food other than those reckoned to be fruits.

How do you tell a fruit from a vegetable?

Fruits develop from the ovaries of plants and contain the seeds. Some plants develop other parts to contain or hold the seeds ("pomes" like the apple and pear, accessory fruits like the strawberry)... Read More »