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

A nut is a fruit composed of an inedible hard shell and a seed, which is generally edible. ... They are considered to be nuts under some definitions, but are also referred to as drupaceous nuts. "Tryma" is a specialized term for hickory fruits.

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

May 19, 2016 ... When you use the food group system to plan a diet, nuts are classified as protein foods, but this isn't the case when using botanical ...

www.fruitsandveggiesmorematters.org/are-peanuts-or-nuts-considered-a-fruit-or-vegetable-if-not-what-food-category-are-they-under

Apr 10, 2011 ... Peanuts are considered neither a fruit nor a vegetable. They are considered a nut and are part of the protein group in the food pyramid.

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

A qualified yes: as with other questions of this type (such as Is a tomato a fruit or a vegetable?), it all depends on whether you're speaking from a botanical or a ...

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

Jan 21, 2015 ... We generally label foods as fruits, vegetables, seeds, and nuts by ... technically the fruit of the plant, though corn is usually classified as a grain.

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.quora.com/Are-peanuts-considered-fruits-or-vegetables-Why

Peanuts are a fruit. Fruits are, by botanical definition, the plant tissue which contains the seeds. Like all fruits, it develops from the ovary at the base of the flower.

www.differencebetween.net/object/comparisons-of-food-items/difference-between-fruits-and-nuts

Jun 14, 2011 ... Fruits vs Nuts When defined by distinctive biological terms, the ... Categorized under Food,Vegetables & Fruits | Difference Between Fruits and Nuts ... eat is technically a seed, the outer layer (shell) is considered to be the fruit.

www.livescience.com/33991-difference-fruits-vegetables.html

Jun 12, 2012 ... A lot of foods that are (botanically speaking) fruits, but which are savory rather than sweet, are typically considered vegetables by chefs.