Are peanuts a fruit or a vegetable?

Answer Peanuts are legumes in the same food family as beans and peas. Legumes are actually classified as fruits because the plants bear fruit (in the case of peanuts, the nuts inside the shell) that is en... Read More »

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Is paw-paw a fruit or vegetable?

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

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 a pea a fruit or a vegetable?

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 »

Is a fig a fruit or vegetable?

The fig is a tree Ficus Carica grown for its fruit since ancient times, so a fig is a fruit. Botanically all of the plant kingdom are vegetable matter but horticulturally a vegetable is a plant eit... Read More »