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A pumpkin is a cultivar of a squash plant, most commonly of Cucurbita pepo, that is round, with ... All pumpkins are winter squash: mature fruit of certain species in the genus Cucurbita. Characteri...

Are pumpkins considered to be a fruit or a vegetable? | Reference.com

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Pumpkins are considered to be a fruit. Botanists consider fruits to be the portion of a plant that forms from a flower and also the part of a plant that contains seeds.

Is a pumpkin a fruit or vegetable? Depends on whom you ask | The ...

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Oct 18, 2011 ... Debra Bass' article about how pumpkin is used as a skin care product raises a question. First of all, here's the lead:

Do you know your fruit from your vegetables? - Telegraph

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Jun 20, 2013 ... It found that most people do not know the difference between a fruit and a vegetable, struggling to identify pumpkins and peppers.

Pumpkins: Are they fruits, gourds, squashes or vegetables? - Alaska ...

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Sep 10, 2011 ... Some of the comments had to do with whether it is accurate to call a pumpkin a squash, a gourd, a fruit or a vegetable. I think I used all of those ...

thepumpkinfarm.com :: FAQ - Swan's Pumpkin Farm

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Swan's Pumpkin Farm Frequently Asked Questions including pumpkin seeds, pumpkin facts, ... Fruits turn from yellow to bright orange, and rinds harden. ... such as petroleum jelly, clear furniture wax, or vegetable oil painted on with a brush.

KIDS ASK: Is a Pumpkin a Fruit or a Vegetable? | Planet Bonehead

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A fruit is also the section of the plant that contains the seeds. All the other parts of plants are considered vegetables. This includes the stems, leaves and roots ...

Is a pumpkin a fruit or a vegetable? - FunTrivia.com

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Oct 23, 2002 ... A fruit. Here's the reason: What's the glop inside pumpkins called? Well, I've always called it glop, too. But I checked with my scientist friends ...

Is pumpkin or squash a fruit or a vegetable? - FunTrivia.com

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Feb 16, 2002 ... Encyclopedia Britannica says: In its strict botanical sense, the fleshy or dry ripened ovary of a plant, enclosing the seed or seeds. Thus, apricots ...

Fruit and vegetables, what is the difference? - Mudfooted

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Mar 1, 2010 ... From a culinary point of view fruit and vegetables may be different ... However, since the fruit wall is very thin and fused to the seed the are better considered ... Just to name a few: cucumber, pumpkin, corn, eggplant, tomatoes, ...

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Fruit or vegetable — Do you know the difference? - Mayo Clinic

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Aug 15, 2012 ... Can you explain the difference between fruits and vegetables? ... The other parts of plants are considered vegetables. ... corn kernels, cucumbers, grains, nuts, olives peppers, pumpkin, squash, sunflower seeds and tomatoes.

The Difference Between Fruits and Vegetables - Today I Found Out

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Sep 4, 2013 ... Candace asks: What makes a fruit a fruit and a vegetable a vegetable? ... eggplant, pumpkins, cucumbers, squash and tomatoes are all fruits?

Are pumpkins fruit or vegetables? | Yahoo Answers

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Sep 29, 2011 ... Best Answer: They are both depending on what definition you use. They are fruit because they are the part of the plant that contains and ...