- a thorny evergreen tree, Argania spinosa, native to SW Morocco, the plum-sized fruit of which contains a nut that yields an oil valued for cooking
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(To Argan) Sir, allow me to undeceive him, and to show him his mistake.
Do not speak so loud, for fear of splitting open the head of Mr. Argan.
The argan dominates the forest but does not account for its beauty.
But it must not be thought that the Argan Forest is composed entirely of these trees.
After a brief mid-day rest we reached the outskirts of the Argan Forest.