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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nut_(fruit)

A nut is a fruit composed of a hard shell and a seed, which is generally edible. In a general context, however, a wide variety of dried seeds are called nuts, but in ...

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

May 19, 2016 ... The answer to the age-old question of whether nuts are a fruit or a vegetable depends on the angle you use to define them. Fruits are the ...

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

Many of the edible plant products which we call nuts are, in botanical terms, fruit. Here's the core part of the scientific definition of a nut from the Oxford English ...

www.thefruitpages.com/nuts.shtml

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.

www.organiclifestylemagazine.com/vegetables-and-nuts-that-are-fruits

Jan 21, 2015 ... We generally label foods as fruits, vegetables, seeds, and nuts by their taste, appearance, and use. Not all vegetables are vegetables, and not ...

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

Apr 14, 2010 ... Well, let's start with the definition of a nut. A true nut, botanically speaking, is a hard-shelled pod that contains both the fruit and seed of the plant ...

www.thespruce.com/what-are-nuts-1328632

Nov 3, 2016 ... Learn about nut nutrition, nut uses, and purchasing different types of nuts. ... Botanically speaking, nuts are a composite of seed and dry fruit ...

www.businessinsider.com/nuts-that-arent-actually-nuts-2016-2

Feb 2, 2016 ... Technically, nuts are a type of fruit. Fruits develop from a plant's ovary, and as the ovary matures it forms a wall around the fruit. For common ...

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

However, when using loose definitions, the coconut can be all three: a fruit, a nut, and a seed. Botanists love classification. However, classification of plants can ...

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” ...