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@stryder9090 - The question was not what kind of fruit is like an egg, the question was what kind of fruit has a hard outer shell. Pomegranates and Watermelon, do both have a hard (harder) outer part that you aren't really supposed to eat. Shell- 1. the hard protective outer case of a mollusk or crustacean. 2. something resembling or likened to a shell because of its shape or its function as an outer case. It is that second definition most of us are using, in case you are still confused.

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Kids have always been lacking in common sense and logic. It's kind of their thing. That's why we, as a society, decided they need school. It's the adults who are lacking common sense and logic that scare me :)

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That's not right. A fruit is a seed bearing structure developed in the ovary of a flowering plant. Vegetables are the other non-seed bearing parts developed outside of the ovary such as roots, leaves, and stems. So by no definition are all fruits considered vegetables.

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Dictionary.com: Vegetable #2: the edible part of such a plant, as the tuber of the potato. Fruit #3: the edible part of a plant developed from a flower, with any accessory tissues, as the peach, mulberry, or banana. By my cited definition all fruits are considered vegetables.

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Dictionaries tend to have very simplified definitions, and don't include every bit of information and every fact gathered by scientists. The general population doesn't need to know all the little details of what makes a fruit a fruit and a vegetable a vegetable, so dictionary.com isn't going to put pages of information up when simple sentences can give you a general, but imprecise, idea.

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Scientifically vegetables are the leaves, stems, or roots of a plant. A fruit is any nutrient packed fleshy part of the plant that carries and protects the seeds usually formed from the reproductive organs of the plant.

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I Think they lost the whole idea of what the comment was originally made not lack of common sense for the misunderstanding of fruits and vegetables . But pure stupidity

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Apparently many people don't understand analogies... You know, the things you learned in 5th grade. Written out, egg:fruit::tomato:vegetable means egg is to fruit as tomato is vegetable. And egg is not an egg as a tomato is not a vegetable.

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To #57, an egg is an egg. Sorry, I just had to point that out. We all knew what you meant though, or I hope we all did other than I wouldn't expect the original poster's daughter to understand.

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