How do you tell a fruit from a vegetable?

Answer 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 »

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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.

If you named a fruit or veg could I tell what country your from?

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 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 »