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, "DReaD DRaKe" <strange_fruit@r...> wrote:
> I have a big problem with nuts, what are they? with nuts, i'm including
> almonds, pistach, walnuts, coconuts, brazil nuts... well, all the nuts.
> Are they fruits or seeds?
> Many thanks for your answer.
Nuts are the fruits or seeds of certain trees and shrubs, consisting
of a hard or woody shell enclosing a kernel.
For an in-depth look at various kinds of nuts -- processing and
consumption -- read Tom Billings' paper, which is posted on several
food sites, including here: