Is a walnut a fruit or vegetable?

Answer A walnut is a fruit, not a vegetable. Walnuts fall under the category of drupes, not nuts as many people assume. Other drupes include peaches, plums, cherries, nectarines, apricots, coconuts and pe... Read More »

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Fruit Cycle of an English Walnut Tree?

The English walnut (Juglans regia) originated in central Asia--not England--and is also known, less commonly if more accurately, as the Persian walnut. In addition to producing a highly prized hard... 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 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 »