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Is a strawberry a vegetable?

It's actually not considered a fruit or vegetable. It's an "accessory fruit", or pseudo-fruit. The edible part (the strawberry itself) does not form from the ovary like other fruits, but from the part of the stem which holds the ovaries… Full Answer

Is a strawberry a berry?

Scientifically, no a strawberry is not a berry. A berry is classified as a fruit that is entirely produced from one ovary of the plant. However, the flesh of a strawberry is partially created by the tissue adjacent to the… Full Answer

Is an apple a fruit or vegetable?

An apple is both a fruit and a vegetable. By definition, a vegetable is any plant whose fruit, seeds, roots, tubers, bulbs, stems, leaves, or flower parts are used as food, as the tomato, bean, beet, potato, onion, asparagus, spinach… Full Answer

Are grapes considered berries?

Grapes are berries whether you "consider" them berries or not. Botanically, a berry is a fleshy fruit produced from a single ovary. Grapes are therefore berries. So are tomatoes, avocados, bananas and watermelons.Blackberries and raspberries are not berries, botanically speaking… Full Answer