Peanut, also known as groundnut and goober (Arachis hypogaea), is a crop of
global ... The botanical definition of a "nut" is a fruit whose ovary wall becomes
very hard ..... Due to its hi...
Some nuts are a fruit while others are a seed. So is a peanut a piece of fruit, and
a coconut a seed - The Fruit Pages.
A peanut is not a fruit. It is a legume. Legumes are plants that have edible seeds
inside of a pod. Other examples of legumes are peas and...
Jun 30, 2011 ... Dr. George Washington Carver, considered the father of the peanut industry,
researched and developed more than 300 uses for peanuts in the ...
Surprising though it may be, the peanut is a vegetable and not a nut. It doesn't
grow on trees. It isn't harvested above ground. Instead, peanut pegs (where the ...
Apr 14, 2010 ... Most people know that peanuts are not nuts—they are members of the ... They're
just drupes in which we eat the seed inside the pit instead of the fruit! .... states
where science/knowledge in general is considered "deviltry"?
Jan 15, 2015 ... Peanuts are classified as a legume, and therefore a fruit. This makes the peanut
the ... Are peanuts considered fruits or vegetables? Why?
A drupe is a fruit with a hard stony covering enclosing the seed (like a peach or
olive) and comes from the word drupa meaning overripe olive. A coconut, and all
In botanical terms it is considered a legume, which is a fruit. In culinary terms it is
considered to be a plant cultivated for an edible part, therefore a vegetable.
Peanuts Rival Fruit as a Source of Antioxidants ... anti-cancer actions—peanuts
have long been considered a likely candidate as a colon cancer-preventive food.