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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coconut

The coconut tree (Cocos nucifera) is a member of the family Arecaceae (palm family) and the only species of the genus Cocos. The term coconut can refer to the whole coconut palm or the seed, or the fruit ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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.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.

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

Coconut is a very popular fruit among people...or is it a nut? Is it not a seed, then? Let's unravel the great mystery of the celebrated fruit.

vegetarian.lovetoknow.com/Is_a_Coconut_a_Nut

The coconut is actually a fibrous one-seeded drupe, which is a category of fruit. While some could argue that nuts are also one-seeded fruits and that therefore ...

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May 13, 2008 ... HappySlip reminded me that I've got to find the answer to this. . . Valid arguments: Nut 1) It is packaged like a nut with the harder outer shell.

www.englishforums.com/English/IsCoconutFruitVegetable/gvvvg/post.htm

The coconut is also a drupe, but the mesocarp is fibrous or dry (in this case, called a husk), so this type of fruit is classified as a simple dry fruit, ...