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Is a pumpkin a vegetable or fruit?


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2012-02-08 22:08:55
2012-02-08 22:08:55

Technically speaking, It is a fruit because a pumpkin is a fleshy plant that has seeds in it and comes from a flower... It is from the gourd family


Most people group sweet edible produce as fruits and unsweet produce as vegtables.... In that case a vegetable would be considered a vegetable


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