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I sometimes get confused with what is a fruit as to what is a vegetable. Is it true all produce with a sedd in it is a fruit? Would this include avacado?

It is easy to get confused.  According to the Encyclopedia Britannica, the term “vegetable” is generally defined as all plant life or plant products (vegetable matter), more specifically, the edible portion of herbaceous plants (roots, stems, leaves, flowers or fruit).  Botanically, a “fruit” is the ripened ovary, together with its seeds, of a flowering plant. So, you are right. Technically all fruits are considered vegetables—in the truest definition of the word, but not all vegetables are considered fruits.

 Avocado is in fact a fruit produced from the avocado tree.  It is from the genus Persea in the Lauraceae family.


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