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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, ... Selection of the sweet type from the many bitter types in the wild marked the beginning of almond domestication.

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.britannica.com/plant/almond

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

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

In botany terms, nuts are strictly a particular kind of dry fruit that has a single seed , ... the following as tree nuts: almond, beech nut, Brazil nut, butternut, cashew, ...

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 ...

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.foxnews.com/health/2015/04/17/what-fda-warning-to-kind-bars-really-means.html

Apr 17, 2015 ... The FDA has identified at least four bars -- KIND Fruit & Nut Almond & Apricot, KIND Fruit & Nut Almond & Coconut, KIND Plus Peanut Butter ...

www2.palomar.edu/users/warmstrong/ecoph17.htm

The fresh, greenish fruit of an almond (Prunus amygdalus) contains the familiar one-seeded endocarp (unshelled almond) that is ...