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    Default Is a Tomato a fruit or a vegetable??

    Simple enough question you may ask, but with a miriad of answers!
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    But only one right one....its a fruit.
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    a fruit i believe but u have me questioning myself now

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    Definitely a fruit, something to do with it having seeds and coming from the flower rather than simply leaves or swollen roots.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alison View Post
    Definitely a fruit, something to do with it having seeds and coming from the flower rather than simply leaves or swollen roots.
    A bit like a courgette?

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    I'm sure I read somewhere that its a fruit, EEC says it is because someone makes tomato marmalade (I think its in spain), and you cant officially make marmalade with a veg! (Or am I getting mixed up with carrots here!) Lol!
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    Snadger are you asking this question because I moved your post about tomatoes from Feeling Fruity to Vegging Out?

    Tomatoes are a fruit but everyone thinks of them as a vegetable and rather than confuse beginners I moved your tomato post.
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    They are/were a 'love apple' therefore fruity

    Seriously though, I'm sure I read a definition somewhere about seeds of fruit inside and strawberries being the only fruit to have seeds outside the 'pulp'.

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