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A tomato is botanically a fruit but was defined by the US Congress in the 1800's as a vegetable so that it could be taxed. Their reasoning was that they are used as vegetables for culinary purposes. It is a red fruit with seeds and similar to strawberries and other red fruits with seeds.
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