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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Almond

The almond is a species of tree native to the Middle East, the Indian subcontinent and North ... The fruit of the almond is a drupe, consisting of an outer hull and a hard shell with the seed, which is not a true nut, inside. Shelling almonds refers ...

www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/01/05/almond-facts-didnt-know_n_4537970.html

Jan 5, 2014 ... The nut we know as the almond is technically the hard-shelled fruit of ... that produce edible fruit like cherries, plums, peaches and nectarines.

www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2010/04/almonds-are-not-nuts

Apr 7, 2010 ... Today I found out that almonds are not nuts. In fact, an almond is the seed of the fruit of the almond tree. This tree bears fruits with a “stone-like” ...

www.quora.com/Is-almond-a-fruit-or-nut

Technically, it is neither. It is the seed of a drupe. An almond is a type of peach with really tough and leathery fruit. Although essentially all tree seeds are considered ...

www.seriouseats.com/2010/04/what-are-the-differences-between-nuts-and-drupes.html

Apr 14, 2010 ... A drupe is a type of fruit in which an outer fleshy part surrounds a shell ... and cherries—but walnuts, almonds, and pecans are also drupes.

www.quora.com/What-fruit-plant-does-an-almond-come-from

I was in California recently and as we drove through the Central Valley we saw many almond orchards. We stopped to take a look at some trees and saw how the ...

www.fruitsandveggiesmorematters.org/almonds

Nutrition information for almonds and tips on how toselect, store and prepare them. ... Interesting Facts about Almonds: Fruits And Veggies More Matters.org

www.britannica.com/plant/almond

almond: tree native to southwestern Asia and its edible seed. ... Despite their common label, almonds are not true nuts (a type of dry fruit) but rather seeds ...

knowledgenuts.com/2013/12/22/difference-between-nuts-legumes-and-drupes

Dec 22, 2013 ... It turns out that many things we assume to be nuts (such as almonds or walnuts) are actually drupes. A drupe is a fruit that is pulpy on the ...

www.livestrong.com/article/351168-what-are-nuts-a-fruit-or-a-vegetable

May 19, 2016 ... A nut can be a fruit in that it is the fruit of its tree, yet it can be likened to a ... Despite this distinction, almonds are considered tree nuts and the ...