Fruits

Vegetables That Are Actually Fruits

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Other fruits include jalapeños, avocados, and, of course, tomatoes. These parts of the plant are botanically classified as fruits because they contain the plant's seeds. In botany, there's actually no such thing as a vegetable-the "vegetables" we eat are referred to as whatever part of the plant they comprise. For example, celery is a stem, and kale is a leaf.

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Key Facts In This Video

  1. Fruits are the parts of flowering plants that contain the seeds. 00:11

  2. Green olives are less ripe than black olives. 01:17

  3. The main difference between kosher salt and regular salt is the grain size. 01:56

Written by Curiosity Staff July 27, 2015