Why We Should Stop Calling Nuts, Nuts

An almond isn't a nut at all. Almonds are drupes: they have an outer hull, a hard shell, and a seed in the middle.

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Key Facts In This Video

  1. The definition of a kernel: 01:07

  2. So do we say "nut" or "kernel"? 01:38

Written by Curiosity Staff January 14, 2015