In botany, a fruit is the seed-bearing structure in flowering plants (also known as angiosperms) formed from the ovary after flowering. Fruits are the means by which angiosperms disseminate seeds. . Dry fruits may be either dehiscent (they open to discharge seeds), or indehiscent (they do not open to discharge seeds). Many Britons do not know the difference between a fruit and a vegetable, new research shows. were a fruit while 34 per cent correctly placed cucumbers in the fruit family. grow pea plants from a dried pea which is the seed, so they have to be a fruit. Top ten fruits commonly mistaken as vegetables. Except for figs, berries, prunes and dried fruits such as raisins, all types of canned Before cooking fruit, remove and discard all of the seeds, peel and skin. Green peppers, romaine lettuce, tomatoes, onions, zucchini and cucumbers are the.