Definition of Argan

1. Noun. A tree (''Argania spinosa'') of southwestern Morocco, particularly prized for its oil. ¹



2. Noun. The fruit of this tree ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Argan

1. a timber tree [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Argan

aretts
arew
areæ
arfendazam
arformoterol
arfs
arfvedsonite
arfvedsonites
arg
argal
argala
argalas
argali
argalis
argals
argan (current term)
argand
argands
argans
argasid
argasids
argemone
argemones
argent
argent-
argentaffin
argentaffin cell
argentaffin granules
argentaffinoma
argental

Literary usage of Argan

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1. Some Account of the English Stage: From the Restoration in 1660 to 1830 by John Genest (1832)
"argan is admitted into their society The bulk of the Mother in Law, or the Doctor the Disease (see Hay. Feb. 12 1734)—as also of Dr. Last in his Chariot, ..."

2. A New Agenda for Forest Conservation and Poverty Reduction: Making Forest by Sara J. Scherr, Andy White, David Kaimowitz (2004)
"The Berber peoples of the argan Forest Region use the argan tree for firewood and charcoal, carpentry and construction wood, fodder for animals, ..."

3. A French dramatic reader: selections from French prose comedies by Eugène F. Maloubier, Justin Hartley Moore (1920)
"Cléante est introduit dans la maison d'argan comme maître de musique. ... Mais Toinette prie argan de faire semblant d'être mort. Ainsi il pourra connaître ..."

4. Journal of a Tour in Marocco and the Great Atlas by Joseph Dalton Hooker, John Ball, George Maw (1878)
"CHAPTER V. Departure from Mogador—argan forest—Hilly country of Haha— Fertile province of ... so as to gain a fuller acquaintance with the argan forest. ..."

5. A Ride in Morocco Among Believers and Traders by Agnes Fraser (1902)
"... —THE ISHMAELITES AT HOME—IN THE argan FOREST —MOGADOR—POPULATION—TRADE—SAFFI ON leaving ... argan ..."

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