Why do they call strawberry a berry if its not a berry?

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For a while, it was mistaken for a berry, as it looks like any other "berry". The seeds on the outside are not really seeds, but they are the strawberries ovaries. Yet, even with this knowledge, people have not changed the name, for it is in our vocabulary and will probably take a long time for the name to change, if it does.
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