These 15 Facts About Avocados Will Blow Your Mind

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You spread it on your toast every day, but have you ever stopped to think about where avocados come from, their history or even what the word “avocado” means? Get ready, here are 15 of the coolest facts about this tasty green fruit — yes, it’s a fru

it! Consider that your first fact!

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It’s part of the fruit fam

Although you may consider the avocado to be a veggie, it’s actually a fruit—a berry to be exact! Due to its rough exterior, soft inside and interior pit, the avocado can be considered a berry instead of a “drupe,” even though it looks totally different than a blueberry or strawberry.

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