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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coconut

Like other fruits, it has three layers: the exocarp, mesocarp, and endocarp. The exocarp and mesocarp make up the "husk" of the coconuts.

sneezedoctors.com/coconut-fruit-or-nut

Dec 5, 2013 ... One of the most common questions we are asked by patients with tree nut allergy is whether coconut is a fruit or a nut. Unfortunately, the ...

www.loc.gov/rr/scitech/mysteries/coconut.html

Coconuts are classified as a fibrous one-seeded drupe. A drupe is a fruit with a hard stony covering enclosing the seed (like a peach or olive) and comes from ...

en.oxforddictionaries.com/explore/is-a-coconut-a-nut

The coconut is the large, greenish, smooth fruit of a tropical palm tree. This visible part is the outer layer, or exocarp. When this is removed (which usually ...

www.scienceabc.com/nature/is-coconut-a-seed-a-fruit-or-a-nut.html

A coconut is all of these: a seed, a fruit and a nut! Coconut is a seed because it is the reproductive part of the tree, coconut is a fruit because it is a fibrous ...

www.thebestofrawfood.com/is-coconut-a-fruit.html

Botanically the coconut fruit is a drupe, not a true nut. A drupe is a fruit in which an outer fleshy part surrounds a pit of hardened endocarp with a seed inside.

vegetarian.lovetoknow.com/Is_a_Coconut_a_Nut

Includes: difference between fruits and nuts, and the coconut is clearly a fruit.

www.northatlanticbooks.com/blog/nourish-trivia-is-a-coconut-a-fruit-a-seed-or-a-nut

Jun 12, 2013 ... ... page, we asked fans to guess whether coconut is a fruit, a seed, or a nut. ... A coconut is actually considered a drupe, which the Library of ...

www.thaifoodandtravel.com/features/coconutis.html

Though its name suggests that it is a nut, I've always regarded coconut as a fruit. When the coconut is young, it has properties like fruit, and as it matures, ...