7 Fruits You Always Thought Were Vegetables

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1. Cucumbers

The fact that cucumbers are classified as fruits may come as a surprise to you, given their widespread use as a condiment in dishes such as sushi and as a standalone snack when pickled.

The huge stone in the middle of an avocado is really a seed, which is one of the defining characteristics of a fruit as opposed to a vegetable.

2. Avocados

Olives, which originate from blossoming olive trees, are examples of fruits that are also considered vegetables.

3. Olives

Sweetcorn, in its kernel form, is a fruit that is often seen as a side dish at barbecues and on buffet tables.

4. Sweetcorn 

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Pumpkins, which are often associated with Halloween, are technically fruits due to their seeded interiors.

5. Pumpkins

The bell pepper, with all of its many colors, is really a fruit as well as being one of the most easily recognised vegetables.

6. Peppers

Similar to pumpkins, butternut squash are technically classified as fruits but are nearly often considered to be vegetables.

7. Butternut Squash

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