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 Why is a tomato classed as a fruit if its because the seeds are on the inside what about a cucumber?

Answer botanically, fruits are the ovary of a plant containg seeds, cucumber seeds do not often develop properly but the cucumber is still a fruitas for the strawberry, the 'seeds' are actually the fruits... Read More »
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Does anyone know what this fruit is. It just popped up in my garden. I initially thought it was a cucumber.?

Definitely not a cuke. Never seen it before, must be something native to your area. Kind of looks like a succulent.
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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 »
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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 »
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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 »
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