Weird Nature Vegetables That Are Technically Fruits  

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A list of vegetables that are technically fruits. These are edible plants in which the leaves, stems, flowers, or roots are edible. This list does not include edible plants that are funguses, seeds, or treated as fruits. Something to consider: the word vegetable is based on culinary tradition. It is not scientific. Edible plants traditionally used to make savory dishes are typically considered vegetables. Many edible fruits are nonetheless regarded as vegetables.

That said, some vegetables are occasionally used to also make sweet dishes, such as carrots, rhubarb, and even avocados. While some of the vegetables on this list may be eaten raw, more often than not, vegetables are cooked. So whether you're a vegetarian, vegan, or just a well rounded carnivore, enjoy this list of vegetables that are actually fruits.

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Avocado is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Vegetables That Are Technically Fruits
Latin Name: Persea americana

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Bell pepper is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Vegetables That Are Technically Fruits
Latin Name: Capsicum annuum

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Momordica charantia is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Vegetables That Are Technically Fruits
Latin Name: Momordica charantia

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Zucchini is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Vegetables That Are Technically Fruits
Latin Name: Cucurbita pepo

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Cucumber is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Vegetables That Are Technically Fruits
Latin Name: Cucumis sativus

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Eggplant is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Vegetables That Are Technically Fruits

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Pumpkin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Vegetables That Are Technically Fruits
Latin Name: Cucurbita spp.

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Sweet corn is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Vegetables That Are Technically Fruits

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Tinda is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Vegetables That Are Technically Fruits
Latin Name: Praecitrullus fistulosus

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Tomatillo is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Vegetables That Are Technically Fruits
Latin Name: Physalis philadelphica

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Tomato is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Vegetables That Are Technically Fruits
Latin Name: Solanum lycopersicum var

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West Indian gherkin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Vegetables That Are Technically Fruits
West Indian gherkin Latin Name: Cucumis anguria

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Winter melon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Vegetables That Are Technically Fruits
Latin Name: Benincasa hispida