Avocados seem to have more similarities to vegetables than fruit. However Avocados and coconuts are two fruits that are higher in fat. Most other fruits are. An avocado is a fruit, not a vegetable. fruit. They are often used in dips and salads, more like vegetables. Cocovado (Coconut Avocado) Ice Cream Recipe. This article explains why avocado is technically a fruit. Both fruits and vegetables come from plants, and it can be hard to distinguish between.