Cucumbers are botanically classified as a fruit because they are the reproductive structure of the cucumber plant, which is a type of flowering plant.
However, in the culinary arts, cucumbers are typically considered a vegetable. They are used in savory dishes and are typically eaten in a similar manner to other vegetables.
Some other example of fruits that are considered as vegetable in culinary field are Tomatoes, bell pepper, eggplant, Zucchini, etc.
Cucumbers are a versatile ingredient that can be used in a wide variety of dishes. They can be eaten raw, pickled, or cooked.
Cucumbers are a common ingredient in salads, sandwiches, and sushi rolls. They can also be used to make cold soups and dips like tzatziki.
Cucumbers are a good source of hydration and are mostly made up of water, making them a refreshing addition to a meal on a hot day.
They also contain Vitamin K, Vitamin C and also a good source of potassium and other beneficial antioxidants.
Cucumbers are also commonly used in skincare products such as face masks and lotions because of their soothing and hydrating properties.
It's important to note that botanical classification and culinary classification are different, not only in cucumber but in many other plants.
So, fruit can be considered as vegetable or vice-versa depending on how it is used.