Is a fig a fruit or vegetable?

Answer 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 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 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.

Is a chili a fruit or a vegetable?

The University of Arkansas defines a fruit as the part of a plant that contains the seeds and is the ripened ovary of a flower. Since the chili pepper contains seeds, it is therefore considered a f... Read More »