Fruit And Vegetables: You will be surprised to know that the food items which you were consuming till now as vegetables are actually fruits. Here we are telling you about some such fruits which people consider as vegetables.

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines fruit as anything that grows on a plant. While the part that develops from the root, stem and leaves of the plant is called a vegetable.

Whenever there is mention of vegetables, there is talk of tomatoes. But it is actually a fruit. It develops from the ovary present in its flower.

There are seeds inside pumpkin ie pumpkin, so technically pumpkin is not a vegetable but a fruit.

Capsicum is a fruit that enhances the taste of food. Capsicum is the only fruit in the Capsicum family. Capsaicin is not found in it, which is the reason for the pungency in chillies.