How did vegetables and fruits get their names?

  • Sep 19, 2021
  • By Anatã India
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As for the word “fruit” itself, it can be traced back to the Latin word fructus. This was itself derived from frui meaning “to enjoy.” When “fruit” first entered the English language, it described pretty much anything that could be grown from the ground (vegetables, nuts and so on).