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(Solanum melongena)   Prepared as a culinary vegetable but really a fruit, eggplant is classified as a berry because it contains small, edible seeds.   Eggplants belong to the nightshade family which also includes potatoes, tomatoes, paprika, cayenne pepper and other colorful foods.  Tobacco and the poisonous belladonna and some other toxic plants are also… Continue Reading